A man who appears to be an Apache is chased by them to the High Chaparral ranch where he falls off his horse passed out. The Apaches are chased off. When they examine the man, they see he is a young white man. After he awakes, they learn he has been held as an Apache slave for fifteen years but still speaks English. He says he wishes to return to the white world and hates the Apache. Big John leaves it to Sam who decides to hire Talbot. Wind and Buck have reservations about Talbot's true intent and many of the hands believe he thinks as an Apache so they don't trust him. Wind, who is assigned the task of teaching Talbot about the ranch, senses Talbot is lying so he relays his concerns to Buck. When Talbot is injured stringing barbed wire, he returns to the ranch so Wind follows him finding he meets with the Apaches. Wind reports this to Buck and Big John but Talbot claims Chief Taslasrosa wants to talk to Big John alone. Big John goes along but when Talbot shows his true intent he ... Written by
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The Apache are described as being Jicarilla. The Jicarilla never lived in southern Arizona. They are essentially a plains people who lived (prior to going onto their reservation) in New Mexico, Colorado, the Texas panhandle, Oklahoma, and hunted in Kansas and Nebraska. They do not share the cultural characteristics of the Western Apache as depicted in this series. See more