Rowdy's old acquaintance, Louise Temple is on the run for killing a sheriff. She ran the Temple Of Gold gambling hall.
Rose Cornelius and her ten brothers have fenced off the trail Favor needs to cross to get the herd to water.
Favor goes to Zebulon. Johnny Larkin is taken by a group of masked riders and charged with a woman's death. When Favor is horse whipped he is determined to find out the identity of the major, the head of the regulators.
An old friend of Favor's, a banker, backs him into a corner and is allowed to take over as trail boss, while Favor runs his bank.
A rich man kills his son's killer, and is confident no one in town will try him because of his wealth and influence.
Carlock has been tracking an African lion for four years. Favor hires him to get the lion. Mushy wants to be a hunter.
Elwood P. Gilroy and his assistant Crystal Simpson steal the ownership papers for the herd, and sell the herd to Orville Tippet at a large loss. Elwood ditches Crystal. Rowdy and Crystal follow Elwood to bring him back to justice.
A group of rawhiders set up Rowdy to lead them to the herd so that they can steal it... and force Rowdy to marry one of their women, Valley Rose.
When Mushy wins $1500 from saloon-owner Lorelei Mears, his troubles begin.
After Rowdy tells Hey Soos to let a wild stallion go, Hey Soos tries to saddle it again. It bolts knocking Rowdy down and injuring his back. The remuda is stampeded. Out collecting the horses Hey Soos sees the stallion. He tries to lasso it. He is knocked off his horse by a limb and rolls down a hill into a stream. He awakes with his clothes drying overhead. He is in a kimona and a geisha kneels nearby.moreless
Rowdy and Quince come across a wee lass, with four huge Scottish bulls and a wagon of heirlooms.
Wish nearly falls off the high trail and awakes blind.
Three brothers think Wish is their sister's intended.
The drovers find a young white woman dressed as an Indian, babbling.
Wish volunteers Rowdy to fight Jeremiah O'Neal for money. O'Neal gives the fight away and Rowdy wins $50. The losers are ready to tar and feather O'Neal. Rowdy helps him escape. O'Neal has a cross made by the Indians for the Spaniards. He speaks of a lost mine.
Rowdy rescues nester Higgins from being used for target practice and gets involved in his fight to stay on his farm.
In return for crossing her land to water, E.J. Farragut wants Favor to hire her grandson Billy.
Jagger is fished out of the river with leg irons on. His story doesn't match that of Matt Harger.
Joseph, a Comanche, is hired after returning the remuda. Colonel Macklin and Sergeant Grogan are accompanying the herd as far as Waycross.
Favor tells Rowdy to let Lou Bowdark drive the herd up the San Marcos trail.
While helping the Army deliver cattle to an Apache tribe, Favor, Wishbone and Quince run into a band of renegade Indians determined to stop them.
When the drive loses a hundred head of cattle during a tornado, they discover that the manager of a local orphanage sold them to a crooked banker to cover his debts. Favor and the others set out to teach the banker a lesson.
An old "friend" of Wish's tells him he is a wanted man for a murder in New Orleans thirteen years ago.
Art Fuller is sent to kill a wild bull.
Favor is pushing hard to outrun hoof and mouth disease just as he had seven years earlier. Pan, an ex-circus performer, searches for a lady he heard singing eleven years earlier.
Michob, a peddler, comes out of a rain storm, bone dry. Things begin to go wrong and he is labeled a jinx.
Hannibal insists on returning to Deadhorse, and the drovers want to go after him despite Favor's objections.
Sam Turner steals Rowdy's horse. Sam is an escapee from the army guardhouse, charged with breaking and running in the face of fire. Rowdy's horse goes lame. Rowdy catches Sam and offers him a job. Captain Coulter and his men rush into camp and arrest Sam. Favor says things don't add up and comes to his defense.moreless
Hey Soos is captured by a small secretive tribe of Indians, and forced to drink peyote liquid. An Indian girl helps him escape. The new drover, Mister Brothers was a missionary and tried to convert this tribe. They came to believe if they crucified white men their dead ancestors would come back to life.moreless
The herd needs to get through Hourglass pass where the army is preparing to blast for a dam. Favor's hometown friend is married to the Post Adjutant. When she kills an officer, she lies to get Favor convicted of the murder.
The drovers have a Saturday off for the first time in a long time. To wake up the dead town. Rowdy and his friend Rabbit shoot at a schoolhouse bell. A bullet ricochets and kills Jud Hilton. His brother, Brother William, a tetched self proclaimed minister, puts a curse on them and say they can't outrun death.moreless
Cheyenne embarks on an unexpected adventure at Dawson Flats.