This second story from the saga, is the continuing plight of Matt Jorgensen on the run from Montana who found himself deep in the heart of the Texas with friend Steve Andrews when the War Between the States broke out. The odds were against them in training others to become horse soldiers, especially when the cavalry unit had no horses in which to ride. Nevertheless, Terry's Texas Rangers became the Devil's with which no Federal army wanted to tangle. The powerful reason for Matt's heroic exploitations was his relentless search for his sweetheart rumored to have been killed by a Federal soldier's musketball. Matt was convinced she was still alive.