Bronco rides into the town Peaceful to see his friend Marshal Steve Durrock who he knew from the Army and his now grown daughter Molly. As he arrives Durrock is discussing the security for a gold shipment coming into town with bank President, Harry Dawson. After Dawson leaves, Molly enters who Bronco barely recognizes as she has grown up but he has a gift for her. The city drunk Forty Rod enters looking for Molly as a girl at the Golden Chance saloon needs her. When she enters the girls room, she finds herself in the hands of outlaw Mace Tilsey and his men. Tilsey kidnaps Molly threatening to kill her unless he and his gang are allowed free reign of the town until the gold shipment they plan to steal arrives. The Marshal and the town have no choice but to step aside. However, when Bronco tries to stop a drunk member of the gang from molesting Lucille Masters, the owner of the Golden Chance, Tilsey decides to put Bronco in charge as Marshal. Bronco hopes to find the girl before the ...