Kevin Wainwright

Kevin Wainwright ambled through the town square with the rolling gait of a drunken sailor. Instead of the expected trail of dust clouds, his...

Three Kids, a Bar, and a Star

“I HATE geometry! ‘Specially these stupid shapes! Who cares what a six-sided star is called? Let’s go!” With that, Drew leaps off the bench...

Jokers are Wild

Bullets slammed into the walls and posts of the Telegraph Office, sending splinters flying everywhere. Lucy Clover had had enough. “Why, I ought to...

The Long, Mechanical Arm of the Law

“Okie dokie, Quaterman, time to turn on the juice and cut you loose,” Drew Beauman said as he adjusted a gear and ignited the...

Gina Tailfeathers

Genesee “Gina” Tailfeathers made a direct line to the center section of the Union Casino’s long wooden bar. With a twirl, she perched on...

Steel of the Night

Raymond Calhoun whistled a jaunty tune as he left the Union Casino. His leather bag jingled in his waistcoat’s inner pocket, filled from a long,...

The Alighnment

Lucy Clover leaned against one of the thick ropes that supported the tent to take some weight off of her ankle. It throbbed with...

Long Strides to Gomorra

It’s a long way to Gomorra from Shan Fan. Wasn’t always that way, and still only about eighty miles as the raven flies. ‘Course,...

Quickdraw Handgun

Smith and Robards Catalog Spring 1878 When you need an edge, bigger is not always better. Sometimes surprise wins out over force.  Introducing Smith and Robards’...

A Snake in Woman’s Clothes

Henry Lunsmith was livid. “Good riddance, Avie Cline, you two-timin’ hussy!” Indeed, he could not bring himself to use his surname, bestowed lovingly a...