By Louis L'Amour
An outlaw's legacy...
In a distant nook of Utah lies the key outlaw state of Ben Curry. For fifteen years Curry has governed ideally suited, as his males have pulled jobs from Canada to Mexico. however the king is getting old... he desires to flip his legacy over to a person more youthful, harder. Mike Bastian is Ben's followed son, a tender guy who can deal with a knife, a gun, his fists, yet a guy who is by no means damaged the law.
Now, as treachery explodes between Ben's riders, and sincere lawmen—Tyrel Sackett and Borden Chantry—begin to 0 in at the gang, Mike needs to choose...between his loyalty to Ben and his craving for a distinct lifestyles. but while the weapons begin echoing off the Vermilion Cliffs, the time for selecting is over—and the time for conflict has began.
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One law of the gang was never transgressed. There was to be no lawless activity in the Mormon country to the north. Mormons and Indians were left strictly alone and were, if not friends, at least not enemies. Both groups kept what they knew to themselves, as well as what they suspected. A few ranchers lived on the fringes, and they traded at stores run by the outlaws. They could buy supplies there closer to home and at cheaper prices than elsewhere. The trading posts were listening posts as well.
Roundy had never spoken to him like that, and Ben was startled. He stared at the old man. ” he asked. “You said Mora. You sent the boys into Mora. ” “Ben, you’ve been back in the hills too long. You don’t listen anymore. Tyrel Sackett is that gunfighter who was in the land-grant fight. ” “I never heard of him. Anyway,” he added, “he was in Santa Fe. ” “Ben, you don’t know him. He won’t stand for it, Ben. He’ll never quit until he knows who, how, and why. ” Ben shrugged. “Too late now. Anyway, there’s no tracks.
Ben Curry had not made up his mind about Kerb Perrin. He knew the outlaw was growing restive, aware that Curry was aging and eager for the power that went with leadership. What would he do, and how would he react when Mike Bastian took over? Well, Curry reflected grimly, that would be Mike’s problem. He had been trained for it. Old Ben himself was the bull of the herd, and Perrin was pawing dust, but what would he do when a strange young bull came in to take over? One who had not won his spurs on the outlaw trail?