While Hearst still lies in jail, Al pays the Sheriff a visit, asking about last night. Sofia is worried about Mr. Ellsworths absence, which saddens Alma even more. Bullock releases Hearst from prison. Aunt Lous son, Odell, arrives in camp and Cy Tolliver presents Hearst with a method of setting his hands on Almas gold claim. Trixie confronts Mrs. Ellsworth in regard to her drug habit, while Odell and Hearst prepare for a meeting to discuss the issue of gold. Al and Seth, worried about Hearsts reply, try to find an answer to their problem.