Flat broke, a taciturn, amoral sharp-shooter rides into the dusty, sun-bleached border town of San Miguel, where everyone is either rich or dead. Torn apart by two feuding families--the corrupt Baxters and the murderous Rojos--who fight for control, the sleepy town provides the perfect opportunity for profit. Before long, the nameless stranger embarks on a dangerous mission to play each gang off against the other in a deadly battle of wits. Of course, all eyes are set on the grand prize. How far is a man willing to go for a fistful of dollars?