April, 2014

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Issue #55

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Pike's Peek
by Ned Downie
The "real" story behind the name of that mountain in Colorado?

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by Donald Emigh
"We could have been friends" thought Wilcox as he sighted the carbine on the Apache warrior.

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The Hall Brothers
by Cal Campbell
Two hopeful young men leave their parents' ranch to make their own way, but find themselves at a lynching instead.

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The Original Wyoming Kid
by Johnny Gunn
Being a bad man is all about attitude and Wyoming Kid had it in spades. Then he learned that it takes a whole lot more than that.

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The White Wolf
by Mitch Hale
Cheap advice: If you're going to double-cross a man, first make sure he wasn't raised by Comanches.

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