British journalist Robert Harrison Clarke joins the wagon train, along with his Sikh aide, hoping to write a story on the "real" West. Clarke is a pompous and arrogant man who looks down on his fellow wagon train members, and thinks that stories about the West are simply exaggerations. His beliefs will be tested, as the train is taking a new road through Indian country, and the Comanche and Kiowa leaders are vowing to attack if Army officers show up with Hale's group. Written by
Did You Know?
Mr. Clarke, I understand it rains a lot in England. Well, it just goes to show everybody's got problems. You've got rain, we've got Indians. Both can be most inconvenient.