Act IV: Gettysburg

by Jason Pere A jaundiced moon hung in the sky over the Gettysburg National Military Preserve. Within the confines of the perimeter fence, the terrain...

Act V: Under the Castle

by Jason Pere The musty smell and coarse scratch of fabric secured by a rope suggested to Rafi Hamid that a burlap sack covered his...

Act III – The Castle

By Jason Pere “So here’s the story. Jasper Stone was a Captain in the Confederate Army, and a right bastard by all accounts. At Gettysburg he...

Act II – The Search for Coot Jenkins

by Jason Pere Chuan “Jen” Qí came out of Tombstone’s General Store with two armfuls of provisions. The fruitless search for Jasper Stone was drawing...

Act IX: Heart of Darkness

by Jason Pere June 1882 “They’re all going to die. It’s the funniest thing, see they don’t know it yet. They probably think they got it...

Act VIII: The Cleaners

By  Jason Pere May 1882 Tombstone was now less than a day away. The swamps and thickets of Louisiana and east Texas gave way to rolling hills...

Act VII: The Nightmare

By Jason Pere May 1882 His skin was starting to blister under the ferocity of the omnipresent heat. Padre Ernesto de Diaz wiped sweat from his eyes,...