Lucy Clover

The doors to the Dead Dog erupted as a man was launched out of the tavern and into the street, his already bloodied face crashing...

Remy LaPointe

Remy LaPointe could not remember the last time he’d had a good drink. When the patrons around here said they wanted a “good drink”, it...

Abram Gothe

Lord, how did I get here? I let go of the rope to let Wendy lead him off to the jail. This one started a...

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...

Sun in Your Eyes

Fred Aims had a mouth that got him in trouble on occasion. Today was one of those occasions. “Duel at high noon? Make it six...

Pancho Castillo

Since arriving in Gomorra, Pancho Castillo had been sparking a soiled dove who went by the name of Natalie. Natalie had soft, golden ringlets...

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’...

The Ballad of Mario Crane, Part 1

The first thing that went through my mind was, “This poor bird clearly should have practiced with balls before he moved up to juggling...