Gus returns to the cattle drive with Lorena who is still recovering from her ordeal. Jake Spoon has joined up with Dan Suggs and his gang supposedly to rob banks. They rustled horses however shooting several men in the process. When they come across farmers, Suggs shoots them in cold blood. When Joshua Deets finds one of the murdered men Call, Gus several others from the cattle drive head off to find the horse thieves. When they catch up to them, frontier justice is dispensed swiftly and dispassionately. July Johnson writes home to tell them about the deaths and goes on to look for his wife Elmira who is approaching her destination in her search for her first husband. She doesn't get good news. Everyone soon arrives at Clara Allen's horse ranch. Gus is reunited with is love and Lorena finds a new home for herself. Written by
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Preparing to hang Jake and the Suggs brothers, Call orders them to get their boots off and we see Dan stoop to comply, yet when it comes time to hang Jake, Jake spurs his horse before Gus can slap it, and there's a closeup of Jake's spur and boot. See more
I guess it's our fault, we shoulda shot sooner.
Augustus 'Gus' McCrae
I don't want to start thinking, Woodrow, about all the things we that shoulda done for this good man.