Marina was tired of ranch life. She was tired of cooking and cleaning for her husband and the arrogant Tyree Stockton, owner of the Moon Driver Ranch. Efrin kept telling her that their two wayward sons would soon return home but she needed to go to Bowie and find them. Rumors were that her two sons were living a life of drinking and gambling at Rosa's Gided Cage cantina. Finding her sons was an excuse for her to complete a daring act. She would leave Efrin and the Moon Driver Ranch.
Tess was determined to find Tom Lacy at Fort Bowie and kill him even if it meant losing her own life. The Prittchett House would be a safe haven for her more than once.
Yolie followed Efrin to Cabo, Mexico. She dreamed of the future they would have. The dream became a hedious nightmare and she regretted leaving Bowie and Millie Prittchett.