By Louis L'Amour
It was once a reputation that brought on the main hardened gunmen to damage out in a chilly sweat. Chick Bowdrie. He can have ridden the outlaw path, however the Texas Rangers recruited him simply because they did not are looking to need to struggle opposed to him. Pursuing the main sought after males within the Southwest he knew all too good the dusty trails, the sour livestock feuds, the determined killers and the quiet, weather-beaten, wind-blasted cities which can explode into activities with the incorrect word. He had sworn to hold out the legislations, yet there have been occasions while he needed to practice justice along with his fists and his guns. They referred to as within the Rangers to deal with the cruel ones and there has been by no means a Ranger harder or smarter than Bowdrie.
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On tiptoes he made it to the edge of the building, holding to the deepest shadow. He saw a dim shape rise up and the gleam of a pistol barrel. Who the devil was that? A new voice, muffled, spoke up. “You’re close, Tex! ” The shadow with the pistol raised up, the pistol lifting, and Bowdrie fired. ” he said, and ducked down the alley between the buildings, circled the buildings on the run, and stepped to the street just as Bowyer, easily recognized from his build, started across it. His bullet knocked the man to his knees.
Was it Roway? He backed against the wall. The door was locked. On tiptoes he made it to the edge of the building, holding to the deepest shadow. He saw a dim shape rise up and the gleam of a pistol barrel. Who the devil was that? A new voice, muffled, spoke up. “You’re close, Tex! ” The shadow with the pistol raised up, the pistol lifting, and Bowdrie fired. ” he said, and ducked down the alley between the buildings, circled the buildings on the run, and stepped to the street just as Bowyer, easily recognized from his build, started across it.
Inquiries made before riding in here had told him what to expect. The Pitchfork cattle, or what he assumed to be them, ranged up the draws that led into the hills and along the flanks of the hills themselves. Only within the past year had trouble arisen. H&H cattle had been missed, brands had been blotted, and Rack Herman had been led to believe that Darcy was rustling. Then Roberts had come in, was taken on as foreman, and complaints against Darcy multiplied. Then a Darcy hand was reported to have killed an H&H rider.
Bowdrie by Louis L'Amour