Jeremy Keller takes a high-flying cross-country journey, but makes a mistake that could prove deadly. When, a predator attacks her dog, Jenny must use deadly force. With a neighbor in need, Mark Wacht agrees to help.
The battle for McCarthy wages on as a team of experts works to locate the only known entrance into the Mother Lode mine. Meanwhile, locals fight to break free of Neil's stranglehold on the town by casting their own ammo.
Neil hopes to stir up some support for his mine plan with a little party for the town of McCarthy. Meanwhile, Jeremy deals with rowdy livestock; at the same time, a hungry wolf causes problems for Sheila's horses.