by Michael E. Cook
Business is booming in Abilene. The cattle herds from Texas are making a lot of people wealthy. All of the shops, saloons, and whorehouses are flourishing, but how long will the rowdiness and lawlessness be tolerated. A town making that much money attracts those who would resort to theft and murder to get it. The lawmen of the time have learned. They are always outnumbered.