Lieutenant Robert Willard, known to all his friends as "Fighting Bob," meets the daughter of a wealthy merchant, while his ship is at anchor in one of the small Mexican ports, and is so struck by her beauty that he falls desperately In love with her and she with him. Now the senor, her father, has other plans for his daughter and is not overpleased at the prospect of an alliance with the dashing young American officer, in fact he has long cherished a desire to unite his fortune with that of Don Sancho de Salvatore, a man of noble blood and vast estates. Bob has arranged to meet his fair one at an appointed time and the hour has scarcely struck when through the gates strides the dauntless young lieutenant. He is not aware of a pair of evil eyes that follow him. Don Salvatore, already aware of the success of his rival's suit, has placed a spy near his friend's abode to keep close watch on the fair senorita and the hated Americano. Hurrying to the home of Don Salvatore. Pedro, the spy, ...
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