May 10th, 1997 :: episode #125
Moment of Truth - parts 1 & 2
Sully becomes a wanted man when he defies a government order banning him from the Cheyenne reservation and organizes an escape for Cloud Dancing, which turns deadly. The savage beating of Cloud Dancing at the hands of a brutal cavalryman makes Sully realize that life on the reservation for his friend and the Cheyenne is no longer tolerable. Even Michaela realizes that drastic measures must be taken. But Sully's intercession has deadly repercussions.
the escape, long-repressed dog soldiers go wild, exacting revenge against
the Army and local families, and the result is a massacre for which
Sgt. McKay holds Sully responsible. Now with a price on his head, Sully
convinces Michaela that it's safer for the family if he disappears for
awhile, and so they say a tearful goodbye.
they begin a ferocious hand-to-hand battle, Michaela and Sgt. McKay,
who have been trying to find Sully before O'Connor does, reach the ledge,
and Michaela discovers that they are too late. Shocking evidence leaves
Michaela wondering whether or not her husband is alive.