Wounded Casey Cormack,trying to escape the law and partner Carver, returns to his wife and son telling her to take Joey and meet him later at an old rendezvous. Meg and Joey stop in Laramie at Mrs. Fields general store for supplies. Meg notices Mrs. Fields keen interest in kids and Joey and decides to leave Joey with Mrs. Fields without saying anything. A hurt Joey refuses to talk to prevent his father's capture. Carver recognizes Joey and tells Troop his father is wanted. After learning what Meg did, Casey decides they will return to Laramie to for Joey. While Meg gets Joey, Carver sees Casey and tries to capture/kill him but Joey bites Carver's hand. Mrs. Fields captures Carver but Casey takes Troop hostage. However, Troop convinces Casey to return and stand trial.