Three men pick cards to determine who will take a stage coach ride. Steve Draco is the winner. He is on a stage with Jim Hardie riding shotgun guard and two other passengers: Laura Holiday and Cedric Manning, a famous singer in the west who was married to singer Jenny Lewis. She was killed by Indians. The stage is headed for Tubac which is the last place Manning and Lewis played together. Unkknown to everyone but Jim and Draco, the stage will make an unscheduled stop in Tubac where they will pick up a shipment of Army gold for El Paso delivered by two soldiers in plain clothes. During the stop Draco takes everyone hostage forcing Jim to load the gold on the stage with the Army troopers. No witnesses are to be left.