Herm Villiers is buying out homesteaders and hired Kurt Swan to handle those who are unwilling to sell such as James Chase. Kurt forces James to draw and kills him in self defense. James's brother Edgar arrives after James is killed. When he hears what happened, he tells Kurt he will die. Edgar is a small man who does not wear a gun. He applies mental pressure on Kurt by stalking him and occasionally making threatening statements. The sleepless Kurt complains to Troop who ignores him but warns Edgar to be careful. After trying to kill Edgar in his room but missing him, Kurt returns to his dark room to be confronted by a man he shoots believing it is Edgar. However, the fatal shot is at his boss Herm Villiers waiting to talk to Kurt.
Did You Know?
One of the three other Laramie saloons is shown at the beginning- the Main Chance Saloon. Nearly every saloon scene after Season 1 took place in the Birdcage, while Season 1 featured the Bluebonnet. See more