Coronado first meets Turk. Turk states that there is a lot of riches in a land called Quivira. Coronado is determined to reach the gold and starts his journey.
Coronado and his men meet the Zuni Tribe in Arizona on the way to Kansas. Here they see the Grand Canyon.
After Arizona, they hike through the great plains. The men take notes on the land.
Witchita Village, 1540
Still determined to reach "Quivira" they travel through the dustbowl of Kansas. One of Coronado's men suffocates in the middle night while he was sleeping, he died a rough death. Sand seeped into his eye sockets and sand filled his lungs.
The group sets out into the wilderness a.k.a a huge forest. The change in scenery brings up new problems for the group.