EXT. HILL – DAY
The travellers crest a hill above a wide desert plain and pull up at the surprising sight below — there in the
distance, stopped dead in a disorderly line, is the wagon train we saw leave Turley. The horsemen exchange puzzled
EXT. WAGON TRAIN – DESERT PLAIN – DAY
The Settlers are clustered near a wagon as the four horsemen ride down on them. There is a tense silence as they dismount and approach the group. Hobart, the leader, steps forward to meet them. After a long perusal —
Hobart, what are you people doing here?
He gestures and the Settlers part to reveal the wagon which held the money box in Turley. The money box is gone, but the still form of its giant guardian, Eb, lies in the bed of the wagon, dead.
Baxter and Hawley killed poor Eb here and stole our money box.
They went north and we’re going after them.
The newcomers now see that a few of the Settler men and boys are preparing to ride in pursuit. Mal and Paden exchange looks, not terribly impressed.
Forget the money. You’ve got to get these people out of here. This is no place to be sitting with women and
Your next water ain’t for three days.
We got no life in Silverado without that money.