Slocum takes no prisoners...
Recovering from a streak of bad luck at five-card stud, John Slocum stops by a river in the Grand Tetons to fill his canteen—only to find three dead bodies floating downstream. Slocum knows to find another route. But a flash of silver from a rider upstream strikes his curiosity.
The rider leads Slocum to a towering wooden gate strewn with armed guards. Slocum wants to turn back, but a man with a rifle appears and persuades him otherwise. When the guards demand he pay a steep toll or leave, he plays it smart.
Waiting for nightfall, Slocum discovers a rotted hole in the gate and sneaks through. But the guards arrest him and take him to be judged by a man known as “the emperor.” When the judgment is “the pits,” Slocum’s left wondering what fate will meet him—and hoping for a change of luck…
|Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
|Series:||Slocum Series , #391|
|Product dimensions:||4.10(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.60(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
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