In 1836, right after the now independent Republic of Texas separated from Mexico, the Governor, Sam Houston, sends his trusted agent who can't hear or speak, Erastus "Deaf" Smith, to infiltrate General Morton's rebel pocket who oppose to the integration of Texas to the United States. Accompanied by Johnny Ears, the travelling companion and his ears, Smith soon discovers the conspiracy; however, having already intercepted the government's communications, Morton's forces keep their eyes peeled for deaf-mute strangers. Can Smith and Johnny save the Republic?
The man who hears with his eyes and speaks with his gun...
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Hey baby. You're smelling a real man.
The war with Mexico over, the new Republic of Texas is born. President Houston is actively working to have the new Republic join the United States of America. But Rebel forces, aided by foreign powers, are plotting against him. Houston, busy reorganizing the exhausted forces of Texas, sends his faithful scout Erastus Deaf Smith, and his companion, Johnny Ears to put down the plotters. See more
Referenced in Red Dead Revolver
Piano Sonata #14 in C sharp minor (
Moonlight Sonata")" (uncredited)
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