31. The one-legged gunslinger

The one-legged gunslinger hopped into the saloon, much to the hilarity of the bawdry patrons who were spitting their tobacco in front of his boot, laying out a brownish sticky carpet all the way to the bar.

“What can I get you?” the bartender asked.

“Revenge.” The gunslinger rolled his R to make it sound even more menacing.

 

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7 thoughts on “31. The one-legged gunslinger

  1. Brieuse Bernhard Piers-Gûdmönd says:

    Great yarn! Well written – thanks!

  2. shaelum says:

    Put a smile on my face! But I would love to have seen the gunslinger try to mount his steed… now that would be funny!!

  3. Ryan says:

    I really like the story but this line stuck out: “Revenge.” The gunslinger rolled his R to make it sound even more menacing. I´ll definitely be reading more.

  4. LindaGHill says:

    This had a great feel to it. I could almost taste the dust.

    ….shoulda gone for the beer instead…
    hehe

  5. […] but if you want to appreciate the entire story, why not check out the first part of the tale (story number 31) and its sequel (story number […]

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