These novels are works of fiction that use facts and locations that are historically accurate to paint a picture in the listener’s mind. Tye Watkins is a scout for Fort Clark, Texas, who uses his skills to work his way through one adventure after another. In this book, Tye is tracking a band of outlaws who robbed and murdered a rancher's wife and son. Adam Carter, one of the men Tye is after, worked for the rancher, and was coerced into the robbery by his so-called "friends". Along the trails certain events occur that have Tye thinking that Adam isn't the cold-hearted killer he originally made him out to be.