Denver Colorado, 1878. A cold-blooded murder opens the gateway to Hell. US Deputy Marshal, Tom Wade’s wife and two children are murdered, then burned inside the torched house. Wade buries their remains, has his cry, then tosses his Badge into the ashes. Thus begins a determined hunt for the killers, believe to have been five. Based on suspicion, he tracks down one of them and beats a confession out of him. Gaining information concerning the remaining four, it is rumored Wade then killed the man and set out tracking the others. Back in Denver, Chief US Marshal Arch Steinberge, Wade’s longtime friend and 15 year boss, finds himself fresh on the trail of his ex-deputy; and not without grave apprehension.
Emotions run high and the dark power of blind-sided rage lay heavy on the minds of both men. But deep inside Senior Marshal Steinberge, there lies a dire, personal unrest; when their paths cross, the Law must override his Heart!