The Abilene Samson Author:W. R. Burnett A king without a kingdom. — Link Abilene had won his spurs as a youth on the raw frontier by outriding, outgunning and outdrinking every man alive. It got so that a mere look from Abilene would freeze top gun-slingers. — But the West was changing - towns, railroads, fences, Indian reservations and a new breed of men who scorned the simple decency... more » and fairness that the likes of Abilene represented.
Tired, bewildered, suddenly a king without a kingdom, Link Abilene turned his gigantic pinto south for Old Mexico. But he couldn't resist one last stop in the booming silver town of Alkali.
There he found a hero's welcome - and a new kind of struggle that was to threaten his freedom, his eyesight and his life!« less