Randall is rooked into advancing half the bounty to a man who promises to lead him to the wanted criminal Shawnee Bill, but Bill is closer than Randall thinks and he's not even the only bounty hunter on his trail.
"After a Hawaiian prince is killed in Paladin's hotel room, he must find out why three men - a German attache, a Russian prince, and a spy are all ready to kill to take possession of a signet ring which a Hawaiian princess has given to Paladin."
On the drive north, the cowhands desert because they are still bitter about the Civil War. Gil and Rowdy try to get them to come back and discover that a woman is behind it. She and her cohorts are planning on setting up a new Confederacy.
An automated distress call from a Vulcan starship is detected. Archer, T'Pol, Reed and Hawkins attempt a rescue mission, but they become trapped onboard the vessel and have to fend off the Vulcan crew, who have turned violent.
The detectives hunt for a man suspected of killing minorities to avenge injuries his brother suffered during the first Gulf War. Sipowicz and McDowell plan to marry. Tragedy strikes the station house when Captain Fraker accuses Rodriguez and Sipowicz of ratting him out.
The detectives investigate the shooting death of a man whose brother is a registered sex offender. When Captain Fraker’s trial gets underway, Sipowicz worries that his own testimony may have harmed the prosecution’s case.
Sipowicz and Clark investigate the death of a transvestite whom a friend insists was having a relationship with a married man. A surgeon’s hand is badly cut during a robbery. Rodriguez testifies in the Fraker trial.