Attempting to raise funds for their floundering saloon, Beau and his partner, Charlotte, strike a deal with a mysterious gold prospector. Along the trail to Superstition Mountain, where the gold is located, the three encounter no shortage of danger.
Noland shoots a college student he thought was going to rob a convenience store, but the investigation fails to turn up a weapon. To make things worse, Internal Affairs demands that Noland be suspended and the student's wealthy parents threaten to press charges.
Archer, T'Pol and T'Pau attempt to take a sacred, but controversial artifact back to the Vulcan High Council, in hopes of settling an internal struggle going on among the Vulcan people. Meanwhile, Trip and Soval take Enterprise to Andoria to convince Shran to help them stop a war.
An African-American man is accused of shooting several people after his son was beaten inside a Latino market. Simone receives a tip from a prison inmate regarding an armored car robbery. A stage actor accuses a fellow thespian of attacking him during a performance.
The detectives link the death of a Chinatown teenager to an Asian gang member. A man believes his prostitute is linked to the robbery of his invalid wife. Medavoy moves out of his house after quarreling with his wife.