A stage coach passenger recognizes the voice of Tom Fox from Oklahoma who robbed the stage and killed the man riding shotgun. Parmalee sends Reese and Chad to Dry Wells to confer with the sheriff there as it is the one place untouched by outlaws. They find him missing with a new sheriff in his place plus several known outlaws wanted in Oklahoma but not Texas. They discover a man, Finnegan, appears to be running an eastern style crime gang. After Reese appears to have killed Fox, Parmalee sends Erik and Joe in undercover as a pair of outlaws from Arizona to join Finnegan's gang. Finnegan decides to kill Reese who was knocked out by Erik to stop a fight. Joe and Erik plot to save Reese and capture several of the men in a trap. However, when the real outlaws from Arizona arrive in Dry Wells, Chad, Erik, and Joe are taken prisoner and put in a mine set to explode while Reese is in Laredo playing dead - supposedly.