Cullen Bohannon fights for his life as he answers to The Swede for his deadly actions. Lily Bell struggles to survive in the wilderness, as Thomas Durant attempts to spin tragedy for political gain. Joseph Black Moon tracks down the Cheyenne braves responsible for a massacre - one of which is his own brother. Cullen escapes the captivity of The Swede and goes to Durant's office where he asks for Johnson's job as the foreman. Durant gradually accepts, despite the fact Cullen fought for the South during the Civil War.