Zeke Smith is a drifter, a former bounty hunter, Army scout, and lawman trying to escape
from his violent
and passionate past. Along his journey of self-imposed penance and exile, he aids others in difficulty
wherever he stops and stays.
Arriving in the quiet Arizona town of Pleasant Grove, he discovers that the town
does not live up to its name. A corrupt marshal and his criminal
deputies run roughshod over the citizens of Pleasant Grove
and surrounding farms.
Employed as a hired hand, Zeke soon discovers that mysterious deaths have occurred in the area.
He sets out to investigate the reason for the killings,
and the quest for justice puts Zeke's own life at risk
Winner of the 2021 Unpublished Manuscript Award from The Wild Bunch Film Festival.
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