And believe me, that’s one thing I know about.
Killing cattle is a hanging offense in these parts. If we shot you down right now, we’d be within our rights.
Mister, you ever seen what a Henry rifle can do in the hands of someone who knows how to use it?
The two cowboys tense, their gun hands flexing.
Who would that be? You?
Behind Mal, Ezra lowers the barrel of his own Henry toward the cowboys and cocks it. He looks like a man coming back to life. The two cowboys are dumbfounded. They turn and start to ride away. Scruffy shouts back at them —
This ain’t the end of it!
EXT. MAIN STREET – NIGHT
Paden rides along the dark street, drawn irresistibly toward the thinking MUSIC, lights, and hubbub of the big saloon —
The Midnight Star.