In "Paid in Blood", US Army scout, Caleb Doorn, finds himself in Arizona Territory at the Lone Pine Apache Agency. The new agent has been negligent in delivering rations and the Apaches are threatening to leave. The agent’s solution is to threaten to suppress them with force, a policy that could prove ruinous.
"Night of the Comancheros" is the story of young Buck Baylor who returns home after his first cattle drive to find his father murdered and the country in the unrelenting grip of an outlaw and murderer. While his mother is held captive, Buck is beaten unconscious. This turns out to be a serious tactical error. Far from compelling Buck to leave the country, it has the opposite effect.