Big John plans to send Buck to bargain with Montoya for a bull and cows to build up his stock while he deals with selling cattle to the Army. Buck racing on horseback with Manolita and Blue falls off breaking his leg preventing him from making the trip. It is suggested that Manolito and Blue go in his stead but Big John thinks they are too immature to handle the task. Victoria persuades Big John to let them take the responsibility as Manolito can do the bargaining. At the same time she learns that Big John has accepted her as his wife in place of Annalee. On the trip the men encounter Comancheros led by Miguel Morales who knows Manolito. Manolito tricks the Comancheros into an ambush where all but Miguel are killed. Manolito talks Montoya into selling his second bull and twenty cows using the story that it will help his expected grandchildren. However, the next day when Manolito finds Montoya's primary bull with the herd he takes it anyway. When Montoya learns about it, he asks Miguel... Written by
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Big John Cannon
It's the High Chaparral, all the things I want for it. It's your life, it's mine, your children, for all the Cannon children that come after us. That's what we're building.