A crook and a tough-as-nails gal are hunted by a ruthless lawman in this Wild West tale. After killing her abusive husband, Sarah (Linda Fiorentino) is forced aboard a stagecoach by her cruel father-in-law, Marshall Speakes (Sam Elliott). By happenstance, a thief named Cooper (Craig Sheffer) is also on board. When bandits attack, Sarah escapes with Cooper's stolen loot. He tracks her down, and they wind up forming a united front against Speakes.