Josh rides into a small settlement in the desert on near the Superstition Mountains. As he draws water, a man named Bannister walks up to greet Josh. The stop is called Star and he is the county judge and a horse trader among other things. Josh hands him a wanted poster for Joe Collins to see if Bannister has seen the outlaw come through. Bannister says he hasn't seen him but keeps the poster to compare against a picture he owns after Josh leaves. A bit later Josh on the trail runs into Bannister fixing a horseshoe with a couple of rocks. He finally admits to Josh he thinks the man might be his dead son Jody who was killed in an Army battle in Juarez. He leads Josh to a hunting cabin they used to use in the mountains. When they break in, they find Collins passed out shot in the arm and Bannister denies knowing him. Bannister digs out the bullet. When Josh takes guard duty over the horses, Bannister tells Jody he is there to help him. During his stint as guard, he says four Apaches ... Written by
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What's the name of this place?
Star. A light burning in the desert, crossroads to the Superstition Mountains and points West.