1870s - Missouri: Margaret "Peggy" Thomas watches helplessly as her husband, James, is gunned down in front of her. Days of mourning turn into weeks and then years. A telegram, announcing the upcoming trial in Arizona of the man responsible for James' death, rouses the widow from her misery. A long journey will not stop Margaret from facing her husband's killer. Along the way, Margaret is joined by a free-spirited gypsy and a diminutive moonshiner. Together they will face the violence of the Old West, but only Margaret will be able to answer the question that's plagued her from the beginning: Is she seeking justice or revenge?