Cheyenne finds Jeffry Billings at the local baths. Cheyenne has been hired to guide Billings, his wife, and party to property he bought. Overhearing them talk, young Frank Endicott asks if he, his fiancé, and ranch foreman can join them as they are headed to the same location and the Comanche are on the warpath. All agree to meet at the fort from which they leave. After three days they approach Comanche lands. They locate a pony run to death and its owner, the Utah Kid, nearby. He is a young gunslinger known to Cheyenne. He joins the party which is attacked by a Comanche war party. Cheyenne leads them to an abandoned building where they hold up with few supplies and little water. Stranded together under pressure the true personalities of the group surface adding to the tension. With hope of help gone, Cheyenne decides to challenge the chief of the Comanches to a one on one contest. The chief agrees choosing the swallowing sand - quicksand - as the weapon. Written by
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After the standoff in the quicksand between Cheyenne and Yellow Knife, the Indian Chief mounts his horse and he's completely clean with no trace of mud on him; Cheyenne is relatively clean too considering they were both up to their necks in quicksand. See more
I'd rather drown here than be killed by you.
Chief Yellow Knife
Then we both die. It is no great thing.