Pete and Quince find young Davey Colby who says Indians killed his father and grandfather and carried off his mother. He is trying to reach his uncle in Eberle. Favor doubts his story. He hasn't heard of any Indians in the neighborhood. The Kimble County Sheriff tells Favor, there are no Colbys in Eberle and no Indians within 100 miles. Favor tells Pete some kids just find it easier to lie. Davey says he ran away from home to find his father, a bounty hunter. Favor tells Pete to take him home to his mother. After a couple of unsuccessful escape attempts, they ride up to Davey's home. The door is locked. Davey knocks. A woman answers and says she's never seen Davey before in her life.