Trapped by a flood with Dandy Jim Buckley, the Maverick brothers while away the time by explaining why they can't return to Texas. Soon after the Civil War, the boys return home and discover that the town's unscrupulous storekeeper is plotting to grab enough land in three counties to form a 5000 square mile ranch. When the Mavericks agree to lead a cattle drive for the storekeeper's principal rival, he frames them for murder. Now Bret must lead the herd across Comanche territory to Fort Adobe with the army in pursuit, while Bart searches for the only witness to the shootout.
Did You Know?
The Mavericks left Texas five years earlier. Miller says she saw the transaction in which Hayden took gold from them for safekeeping. But the army officer says Miller arrived about four years earlier. However, she was talking about what had happened that day, and the now missing deposit receipt, not years before when the money was first deposited. See more
In August, when the scorching Colorado sun has baked the land bone-dry, the Ute Indians resort to a snake dance as a plea for rain. To the white man, this is merely a superstitious ceremony, colorful but useless.
[lightning flashes and a heavy rain storm starts
A fat lot he knows.