"Returning from the carnage of war, Will Raith struggles to settle back into ranch life. When a summons to ride to Laramie arises, Raith needs little persuasion to accept the mission, helping free the lands opening up in the West from greedy land-grabbers like the ruthless Jacob Rendell. But this is not a mission for a man alone. Before Raith faces Rendell and his hired guns, he will need help. And to get that help, he must first get himself imprisoned ..."--Page  of cover.