Wild Bill attempts to escape his past by settling in the small town of Abilene, Kansas. The mayor, captivated by Wild Bill's unparalleled gun skills, offers him a job as the town marshal. Wild Bill is soon challenged when a band of outlaws threatens him. Among the outlaws are powerful saloon owner Phil Poe, whose relationship with Bill's ex-lover stirs tension. Poe puts a bounty on Wild Bill's head but, with the help of lawman Little Arkansas, Wild Bill sets out to fight the villainous bandits.