Amidst rumors that the West is trying to break away from the States, Remington Holt and his partner Amos follow a lead to the Washington Territory where they meet a troubled young woman named Nelly. When their investigation crosses with her scheme for revenge, Remington finds Nelly to be a skillful ally. But her involvement also puts her in danger and threatens to expose his investigation. Can he keep her safe and get to the bottom who is involved in the political schemes to split the country?