William MacLeod Raine, was an American novelist. He worked as a reporter and editorial writer for local newspapers. He was best known for his fictional adventure stories about the American Old West. Twenty of his novels have been screened. Despite his prolificacy, he was a careful, conscientious worker, he was aimed at accurate details, and considered himself a craftsman rather than an artist.
The plot is set in the Wild West; the story does a good job of describing some of the strains with the Indian tribe "Utes" as well as some of the other challenges facing small cattle towns in the west. The main hero was beaten and humbled in front of his new wife and neighbor. He decided to go out to cure himself of timidity. During his way, he learns his worth and this makes a very good story. Read the story to know