By Will Ermine

This used to be the climax; the top of a life of bitterness and hate—Rusty Maxwell and Ben Sharp, either grown previous, grizzled, and wealthy; one the landlord of a barbed-wire empire, a sea of grass better than a few japanese states; the opposite risen to nice political energy, ruthlessly scheming to wreck the fellow with whom he had clashed ever because either had pushed their longhorn herds over the path to Dodge.

To lower that empire in , to deliver its over-lord to his knees, had lengthy been Ben Sharp’s objective. And within the South Western Pacific Railroad he discovered a weapon admirably cast to complete this finish. yet Rusty Maxwell, for all his years, had now not forgotten the way to struggle; nor had Lance Kincaid, the fledgling eagle he had reared, if no longer sired.

Here is the last-stand struggle among the valiant outdated West, bred to the plains and the saddle, fearless, a six-shooter the software of its exchange; and the uncooked, dollar-driven development of the hot. Lance Kincaid used to be yes of his place, the problems straight forward in his brain, till proud, smiling Valerie Pickett reached the end-of-steel in her father’s building car.

In a singular that catches the soul of the windswept plains, Will Ermine has painted a canvas of historical motion and drama which a ways exceeds the scale and intensity of the standard cowboy tale. Its demanding, gripping truth moves a unique word in Western fiction.

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