It didn’t add up. Settlers were being murdered for no apparent reason. A beautiful Indian girl had been raped and killed. The people of Guthrie were frightened and they needed help. That’s why they called for John Cutler. Cutler was a trapper who could follow the trail of man or beast and had a reputation for being one tough hombre. This time, though, things were different. Cutler was pitted against an enemy who was his equal in strength and cunning. It was to be a battle to the death, and it was anyone’s guess which one would survive.