Only his thirst for blood equals his lust for wealth and power. And in his vicious seizure of the coveted land around Taos, high among the Rocky Mountains in the New Mexico territory, plenty of innocent blood will be spilled. Robber baron Clifton Satterlee’s plan is twofold and simple: to wrest the timber-thick hills from the Tua Pueblo and then populate the town with his own subservient labor force.
But in his near-perfect campaign of terror; Satterlee has overlooked one might obstacle. Its source is the High Lonesome in faraway Colorado. The man lives by his own highly personal brand of justice. His name is Smoke Jensen.