Will Bennett is down on his luck with a vengeance. Falsely convicted of murder and sentenced to hang, it seems as though the end of his young life is in sight. But he has an astounding change of fortune, and a strange circumstance of fate frees him to track down the man who was really responsible for the murder of Amelia Dyson, of which he was falsely accused. His journey takes him to the Texas town of Sherman. Here, he learns the truth about the plot which nearly sent him to the gallows. Bennett's journey from the town called Innocence to the final showdown with the man who framed him for murder ends in a bloody shootout, from which only one man will emerge alive.