Regan is lured to the fort by a father who wants to marry her off by saying that he is dying when he isn't. Regan has other plans for her life. When Captain Larkins pushes his advances on Regan, Regan escapes into the desert to find a wounded Branded Wolf and nurses him back to health. She is instantly physically attracted, and they join forces with Branded Wolf when Captain Larkin finds them/Regan, they flee to find a wagontrain under attack by White men who disguise themselves as Indians to make it look like Indians did it. When they try to explain this at the fort, they are not believed and Branded Wolf gets imprisoned by the Colonel. Regan helps Branded Wolf escape, this gets the Colonel riled, and Captain Larkin and later towards the end, as Regan and Branded Wolf are found among Branded Wolf's people, this story finally ends happily, with Regan and Branded Wolf marrying in front of a preacher.