Synopsis for “Six-Gun Thunder!”
The Rawhide Kid has cornered a young outlaw named Jack Bell in a shack. When Jack uses up all of his bullets, the Kid pretends to have been struck, tricking the boy into coming out. He subdues Jack and believing that the boy can redeem himself asks why he has become an outlaw. Learning that he was forced into the lifestyle by his uncle, Matt Dawson, the Rawhide Kid invites Jack to come back to his home to stay with him and his ward Randy Clayton and get his life back in order.
Jack instantly takes to this new lifestyle and makes fast friends with young Randy who is enthralled with Jack’s various stories and his the skills he teaches the young boy. Days later, while Jack is working alone in the barn he is confronted by his Uncle Matt who seeks to drag him back into the outlaw lifestyle, threatening to hurt the Rawhide Kid and Randy if he doesn’t. With no choice, Jack goes to the Rawhide Kid and tells him he has to leave. Not understanding why, the Rawhide Kid accepts Bell’s decision and wishes him the best of luck.
Dawson then forces Jack to follow him to Shotgun City where he orders the boy to assist him to rob the Stage Depot. However when they arrive, Steve refuses to participate in the robbery turning on Matt at the last minute. Before Dawson can react, the Rawhide Kid storms in with guns blazing, disarming Matt and taking him into custody. As he walks out with Matt as his prisoner, the Rawhide Kid tells Jack that he does not have to sorry about his uncle meddling in his chances of starting a new life ever again.