As Bronco rides by he sees a group of boys bullying a girl. He picks her up and drops her off in town without a word from her as she escapes through a store. The store owner, Willis Turner, tells Bronco she is mute and an orphan found after a vicious Indian attack. Rose Traxel has taken her in and named her Dora. Bronco asks about a 50 year old Irishman he is hoping to find. Willis recognizes the description as being Sean Casey, a miner. Bronco rides out to the mine arriving just as a group of men knock out Sean and destroy his property. Sean can't afford to pay into the miner's protection society and the sheriff leaves mine protection to them. Bronco realizes there may be protection racket going on especially when he recognizes one of the Traxel brothers who did time for murder. Bronco becomes friends with Dora teaching her Indian sign language allowing her to communicate. Bronco is right about the Traxel brothers but he doesn't realize who is the real leader. Sean may have a strike ... Written by
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Ty Hardin takes off his shirt twice here, making this the sixth "Bronco" episode in which he's bared his chest. See more