Suspicions finally prove true as her nemesis, Vester Hardesty, is clearly spotted. Granny Dunnigan has scared the superstitious mountaineer into finding Hildy and forcing her to return to live with Granny in the backwoods of the Ozarks.
Hildy decides to take the banker's offer and travel on to Granny Dunnigan's in hope of being reconciled. Ruby Konning and her father join Hildy in the journey, but Vester is closing in!
Hildy knew the danger she must face. What chance do her future plans have now?
One final act of desperation could end everything!