In the days of the open range, a cowhand’s most vital possession was his horse. When a cowhand left a spread with no mount of his own, the rancher would usually allow him to borrow one from the remuda. But sometimes, if they parted on bad terms, this loan would not be made…
There was no greater disgrace for a cowhand than to be set a-foot. It meant he was untrustworthy, and once the news got around, he would find it almost impossible to get a job. So when a cowhand was set a-foot, there was usually trouble … and gunplay.
Dusty Fog knew this, but he still set a-foot the man he blamed for the loss of an OC Connected trail herd and the injuries to some of his crew. He knew too that the cowhand he was disgracing was real fast with a gun—and knew that gun might be turned against him.
The cowhand’s only name was Waco …
About the Author
J.T. Edson brings to life the fierce and often bloody struggles of untamed West. His colorful characters are linked together by the binding power of the spirit of adventure -- and hard work -- that eventually won the West. With more than 25 million copies of his novels in print, J.T. Edson has proven to be one of the finest craftsmen of Western storytelling in our time.