Wally, a rancher's son, was not allowed to go out with his father to tend the cattle. Instead, he was to stay at the house and cook for the hands that his father had working for him. He also was left to tend the stock at the barn, never learning the ups and downs of running a ranch. One day, the foreman came to the house to tell Wally that his father had died out on the range.
Wally, now in charge, was afraid. Not knowing what to do, he decided to catch some wild horses. Being young but needing something to do, he set out to build a trap.
After the trap was completed and he was on his way home, he came across a man called Tom Darby…