In our story thus far, the Lone Ranger has been called to the service of his country to guard special shipments of a mysterious compound that comes from a meteorite out West. Who has been steeling the shipments? Who is the mysterious contact who is the Lone Ranger’s secret counterpart in the mission? What use does the mysterious element in the meteorite contain, and what purpose will it serve with the scientists back East?
Just recently, the Butterfield stage had just been robbed, Lone Ranger wins the trust of the passengers and encourages them to finish the trip. Lone Ranger has some clues to go on, and takes off after the bad guys.
As the stage rambles along, more of the back story comes out. It seems there is more depth to the reach of the bad guys than our heros may have expected. At the cave where the bad guys are thought to be, Lone Ranger and Tonto share ideas about the mystery, before continuing the chase. As they do, the listener is filled in on some of the mysteries of the previous episode.
It is looking like the bad guys are gaining the upper hand, and a plan to ambush our heros in the mysterious Indian Spirit cave are set in motion.
With Lone Ranger, Tonto, and the man on the black horse all in the cave, the bad guys plan an ambush that will take down the Lone Ranger for good. Will the haunted Indian Spirit cave be the end for our masked hero? It’s a show with secrets a plenty, but will it do any good for Lone Ranger and Tonto to learn them?
Stand by for gunplay, and a stand off in the Indian Spirit cave as our heros fight for their lives. Here’s a hint, there’s still another episode in this series, and the Lone Ranger still has to get the stolen goods safely to St Louis.
Note: The Silver Bullet. It has been a long standing feature in the series. What does it mean? Silver is far more valuable than the common lead pellets used in bullets. In using a silver bullet it makes you value each one that is lost when it is shot, and are only used sparingly by the Lone Ranger.
Just as silver is a more valuable metal, so is a life that may be taken when they are used to kill. That’s why the Lone Ranger only shoots as a last resort, and never takes a life if he can help it. In today’s episode, we see one of those rare times when Lone Ranger is forced to kill someone