Deep in the badlands of Colorado, Brad (Dennis Morgan) and Grady (William Talman) stumble across a large deposit of uranium. As Grady watches over the treasure, Brad goes into town to claim the land and meets Jean (Patricia Medina). The two immediately fall in love and get married that night. But when the couple returns to the site, Grady reveals he was in love with Jean and leaves. Seeking revenge, he hires a confidence man to take down Brad's uranium empire.