After surrendering to the Mexican army, the expedition's captors march them across 500 miles of desert to New Mexico. Attrition from disease, fatigue, thirst, and a murderous Apache named Gomez causes the numbers of both Texans and Mexicans to dwindle. Written by
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They're finished, Captain. We all got our finishin' point, and these boys have reached theirs.