Two Indian youths compete to win honored favor in their tribe. As young men they fight to save their families lives. This short story provides background character sketches for the novel, Stuart Brannon's Final Shot.
A stagecoach arrives at the Joyton family's Butterfield Stage Line in southern Arizona with a dead man inside. Fourteen-year-old Drew Joyton suspects foul play. When a suspicious stranger appears, he and his sister plot a risky action to save lives. Or are some hostile Apaches to blame?