Tex McCormick loves fast horses and fast bikes, and he's happy with his small-town life. But he's mixed up about his brother, Mason. Hard, ambitious and determined to go places, sometimes Mason makes it pretty hard for Tex to like him.
When their agreeable, feckless father returns after a long and unexplained absence, he doesn't care about the mounting trouble Tex is in at school, but Mason is determined to force matters to a head. Finally some devastating truths are told.