Rancho Sanchez has had animals disappearing for months, and Don Diego gives orders to his men to tighten security to shut down the horse thieves. His son has returned from law school back East, but has he developed a love for the gringos that irritates his dad? Is there anything to fear? Does a secret about the son betray Don Diego? Besides the rustling, we learn about a blackmail scheme that has the hands of the younger Sanchez tied.
The watchful eyes of Lone Ranger and Tonto take in the happenings. Does he have a plan in mind to help out? Will Don Diego’s pride and temper flare if he learns about a love interest, and the blackmail? Will Don Diego show his anger at his son, or at the rustlers?
Posing as a member of the rustling gang, Lone Ranger gives a warning intended to manipulate Tony Sanchez. Will he stay away from the rustlers, or take matters into his own hands? Lone Ranger gets the room he needs to develop his plan to clear up the hard feelings, and reconcile the prideful father and son. Besides that, can the hold of the rustlers be broken? It’ll be a delicate balance of reverse psychology and manipulation to bring this plan together.