Dead Cherokee Joe
by Rob Volver
Years after a desperado was gunned down outside the tiny town of Alvarez, someone is murdering those who slew him. Deputy Marshal Jed Sider is on the job, but soon realizes the desperado might not be dead after all. Or worse, he might be dead, and is back for vengeance.
"Dead Cherokee Joe" is a short story of approximately 4,100 words.