Young Johanna Devery is ordered to marry the man who brutally raped her. When she refuses, her stepfather chattels her into his El Paso brothel.
Disguised as a boy, she escapes, feeing El Paso forever. Until she meets Seth Strummar. A hired gun with blood on his hands, Seth is returning to El Paso to settle an old score.
They are not a bad team, Johanna decidesa hired killer and an abused girl. Maybe she should return with him. Maybe she should settle a few scores herself....