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.
Did You Know?
F. Murray Abraham, Harry Dean Stanton, Manuel Calderon, Jonathon Joss, and Hugo Urrutia are billed but do not appear in the episode. See more
During the Indian encounter, Lady Carey signs "Va Pensiero" from Verdi's opera
"Nabbuco". This opera was not written until 1842, after the date of the story. See more
Woodrow F. Call
[after seeing Gomez kill two men in the party
I see'd 'em, Captain!
You're a lucky man, Corporal. If you saw Gomez, you're the only white man to do so and live.