Jericho Buck is young, tough, and fearless, and has been burning across the western frontier like a prairie fire since he left home at fourteen. Now twenty-one, Jericho finds his biggest adventures yet riding one hundred miles a day through a desolate, hostile landscape for the famed Pony Express. The camaraderie amongst the riders and crew is iron-clad and it’s the best money he has ever made. But on a fateful day, Jericho comes across a lonesome spot where desperadoes have just captured a beautiful young Paiute woman. In a life and death moment, Jericho’s bravery forever bonds him with a Paiute tribe in a righteous quest for survival and ultimate justice.