Along A Wider River by Janice Daugharty
Approx. 2,950 words.
Published on June 26, 2010.
Fishing from the Alapaha River bank, Dump Watson faces off with his long-time enemy Boss Pender who is fishing from a boat. Dump has a deep-seated hatred of Pender, one of the farmers who he used to farm on halves for. Pender has mocked and insulted the poorer tenant farmer and now Dump recalls it all. But when Pender has an accident Dump risks his life to help him...