Synopsis by Hans J. Wollstein
In chapter two of The Vigilantes are Coming, Don Loring, alias "The Eagle" (Robert Livingston), lands safely in a (hitherto unseen) river and continues to wreak vengeance on the megalomaniacal Jason Burr (Fred Kohler) and his Russian Imperialist lackeys. Stealthily climbing aboard a wagon train delivering gold to Count Raspinoff (Robert Warwick), Don manages to get away with the loot, leaving behind a note warning Burr that California will resist Russian dominance to the last man. Threatened by this action, Burr instigates a conscription of all able-bodied men in Sonoma Valley. As a counter measure, Don forms a vigilante committee consisting of the area's many disgruntled ranchers and the first order of the day is to raid an arms warehouse. Unfortunately, the vigilantes are betrayed by one Clem Peters (Tracy Layne) and as the chapter concludes, Don finds himself trapped in a powder house about to be blown sky high.