Walker's new partner, Ranger James Trivette (Clarence Gilyard), has a history with one of the suspects in the robbery. Alex Cahill is trying to prosecute cop killer Benny Carl Devlin (Ray Lykins), she gets a veiled threat from former Cuervo County sheriff Dewey Baker (Leon Rippy) -- the first person she ever put away.Trying to solve the case, Walker discovers that the robbery could have been a test for a much bigger goal: simultaneously robbing four banks lying next to each other. Alex had put Baker away because he routinely beat up suspects, and he terrorized anyone who complained about it.Walker and Trivette join the gang by posing as street fighters, and Randy learns from them that the opponent he thought he had accidentally killed, actually died from a overdose of morphine.
After Nypo puts her in the hospital, Tony attempts to take matters into his own hands, and Walker, who is being held captive must escape and bust Nypo and his drug lord boss.
Meanwhile, the Rangers continue their investigation on the college rapist and suspect that a professor that Alex knows might be the rapist.
Bank robber Roy Buchanan is accidentally arrested, but when he is let go, he not only has Walker and Trivette on his heels, but a deadly bounty hunter by the name of Waxwell as well. Trivette is up the river—and in very hot water—when he goes undercover in prison and finds himself trapped with other convicts during a brutal escape attempt while a hurricane is going on.
Then Walker races to stop Waxwell from murdering Roy's brother Ned when it's discovered he was unwittingly involved. Now Walker must find Trivette before he is exposed. To protect himself, Kilmer abducts Billy's wife Frances (Marsha Dietlein) and son Billy Jr.
Meanwhile, the Rangers are working on locating a rapist at a college that Alex teaches at.