Bad luck follows Celia Thompson into Texas where she goes with her new husband to start a new life. A tragic misfortune leaves her stranded and alone in the middle of the rugged West Texas wilderness.
When Nate Walker sees buzzards circling in the distance, he rides out to investigate. He discovers a young widow, who is ill and in dire straights. He takes her to his ranch to rest and recuperate. In time, Celia recovers her health, but can her heart heal enough to accept and return Nate's love?