Warren Nolan, millionaire sportsman, nicknamed "The Lion," on account of his brute strength and the primitive rages he goes into on occasions, is engaged to Harriet Courtney, who vainly endeavors to win him away from his sporting habits. At the club one evening Hartley, one of the members, speaks lightly of Harriet. "The Lion" flies into a rage and fells him. The other members escape into an adjoining room. Warren, feeling for the heart of his victim, finds a letter making a tryst and takes this as proof of Harriet's infidelity. In the other room Dick, Warren's friend, suggests that for his own good they shanghai him and send him away. The others agree. "The Lion" is overpowered, drugged and placed in an outgoing freight box-car. Three days later Warren, weak and sobered, crawls out of his prison to find himself in a small prairie town. Throwing away his coat and hat, he applies and secures a job at a nearby ranch. Here he is ridiculed by the cow-punchers. "The Lion" is about to fly ...
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