Hammer Come Down
by Kae Cheatham
The 1836 Creek Indian war changes the lives of two young men when an Alabama plantation is destroyed. Devastated by the loss of family and friends, the slave, Jason heads West with his master, Tolin Cobb. During the trek, Jason contemplates his atypical life as Tolin’s manservant. He has grown up knowing well the restraints demanded of a black man, yet always dreams of Freedom.