The Angry Land Author:Frank Bass He paid his debts with hot lead! — Here is the story of a kid who turned into a killer - of a boy who grew to manhood long before his time - and of a man who, seeing no justice in the land, took the law into his own lightning-swift hands! — The legend that grew up around Billy Bascom was born the day they planted the cross that read: Here Lie Ben ... more »Ober-Jim Boone, Hanged for Cattle Rustling, May 14, 1880.
There should have been a third name on that board: Billy Bascom. But the kid had been rescued from Hason Ryan's lynch paty just in time. And after that something happened that changed Billy into New Mexico's most ruthless gun slinger.« less