This is a concise abbreviated encyclopedia about early Texas too often neglected in popular texts. There are stories of heroism and warning, valuable learnings, and gems of historical origins. From the arrival of Aguayo to the zeal of Zavala, each page contains a morsel of valuable history of the great state of Texas. This is a quick reference little tome eliminating the need to pour through larger texts in search of basic information. The author states it is a necessity for the curious, adventurous, and strong of will.