He faced death bravely. Two Names received his first name when he was born. He earned his second name because of what he did. How he got his second name is the subject of this story. The prairie was a dangerous place to live back in the Wild West. Terrible storms and wild stampedes could happen at any moment. The enemy could strike like lightning and you would have to be ready. The story about Two Names tells you how dangerous it was to live back then. It could be scary. It could be deadly. Above all, you had to be very brave.