When Senator Gwin rides into town, he brings bad news...
His dreams for a Pony Express are over, Congress practically laughed him out of the building.
But that's before he runs into the notorious Jack Irons who has a brand new plan.
If Congress won't build the Pony Express, then the people must build it themselves.
Gwin sends Jack off to start negotiations and asks him to keep an eye on his niece, Ann, who is travelling along that way to see her mother.
But Jack is harbouring a sinister secret.
Back in Kansas, Jack Irons is ...