The Cartwrights go to San Francisco and one by one they get Shanghaied and sold off to merchant ships as crew.
A couple travel to a village to investigate a painting by an artist they think is dead. They are told the ghost of the painter allowed a blind man to finish the work.
Quakers are passing through Virginia City from Ohio. Adam likes the Quakers daughter, but doesn’t know a friend of his is up to no good.
Hoss is trying to help a man who is extremely strong and dangerous when angry, but is chagrined because the man is being manipulated by a woman.