In the far West there lived two families between whom there existed a feud of many years' duration. John Fully in a drunken brawl, had killed one of the Hewhy family, and from that time on no opportunity was lost until many relatives of both families were shot to death, and the only ones surviving of the Hewhy family are old Hank, his son Karl, and his daughter Lucy. Now it happened that Luke Fully becomes violently enamored of pretty Lucy Hewhv, and these two secretly plight their troth. They are discovered by Karl Hewhy. Lucy's brother, who upbraids her for her disloyalty to her own kith and kin, and determines to kill Luke at the first opportunity. He haunts the paths of the mountain forests and finally discovers John Fully and Luke, who have just set out on a hunt. He follows them stealthily, takes aim, fires, drops his foe to the ground and flees. Arriving home, he relates to his father the story of his dastardly work, in the presence of his sister, who calls them cowards, ...
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