The ultimate story of the legendary Lone Ranger and his faithful Native American companion Tonto, who ride against evil in this action-packed western. The Legend of the Lone Ranger examines the course of events that bring the Lone Ranger into being as well as tracing his childhood meeting with Tonto and his romance with Amy Striker. When the young Texas Ranger John Reid is the sole survivor of an ambush arranged by the outlaw leader Butch Cavendish and his gang, he is rescued by his old childhood Comanche friend Tonto. When he recovers from his wounds he dedicates his life to fighting the evil that Cavendish represents. He dons his mask and saddles up his white horse Silver to become "The Lone Ranger", the great western hero.