The Horse Taker

In which an Apache female warrior escorts a mother and new-born baby to safety across the desert.      “It is Kushala’s time,” said Lozen. “I must take her away into the hills where the baby can be born safely.”      “But I need you here by my side,” protested Victorio. “You are my right hand,…

‘Bulldogger’

In which a young reporter discovers the secret behind a lonely woman's suicide in a phoenix hotel room.       (Phoenix, Arizona, August 14, 1948.)      “What’s the verdict, Doc?” asked the detective sergeant, scratching the itch that had just developed on the side of his neck.      The doctor straightened up wearily from his examination…

Doc and the Belle

In which Doc Holliday encounters a notorious female outlaw!      “My name is Doc Holliday, and I’m a peaceable traveler. I’d be mighty grateful to warm myself by your fire. I ask your permission to approach,” called Doc from the shadows.      The man by the fire sat bolt upright, and reached for his rifle…

A Grim Diagnosis

    Doctor John Holliday receives a grim diagnosis, and decides to leave his home in Atlanta and to abandon his profession of dentistry to seek better health on the south-western frontier.      “Well, John, I would have to confirm your diagnosis. The symptoms are clear. You show all signs of suffering from the early stages…