Trapped by a flood with Dandy Jim Buckley, the Maverick brothers while away the time by explaining why they can't return to Texas. Soon after the Civil War, the boys return home and discover that the town's unscrupulous storekeeper is plotting to grab enough land in three counties to form a 5000 square mile ranch. When the Mavericks agree to lead a cattle drive for the storekeeper's principal rival, he frames them for murder. Now Bret must lead the herd across Comanche territory to Fort Adobe with the army in pursuit, while Bart searches for the only witness to the shootout. Written by
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Just before the war ended, Bart and I - like a lot of Johnny Rebs - joined the Union army as Indian fighters to keep from rotting in a Yankee prison. Two years of that were plenty and when our hitch was over, Little Bend, Texas, our home town, suddenly seemed like the best place on Earth to head for. We hadn't been back in over five years and things had changed. The Union army was running the place now, instead of the men who should have been running it. The Johnny Rebs had come home to nothing...