Professor Rick Ricardo after his wife dies decides he has no real reason to stay in Miami. He see an ad to teach history at the community college in Comanche Springs, Texas, the home town of his Vietnam War buddy, Robert Baker. He accepts the job moves from Miami to Comanche Springs. He is not there a day when trouble finds him.Lydia Baker, alcoholic twin sister of Robert Baker moves from Dallas to manage the local library. She thinks this will be an easy way to go into retirement. However, things did not go the ways she planed.Retired Sheriff Charlie Haley, who is getting up in years thinks it might be a good idea to move into town from his Rocking H Ranch The Banker, Bernard Fouquet wants the ranch so badly, he is willing to kill for it. He also wants Janet, Roberts wife any way he can get her. While trying to save the ranch Lydia and Rick fall in love, but can they save the ranch and Janet from Fouquets grasp?