Reilly's Luck Author:Louis L'Amour Val Durrant was four years old. It was a cold, snowy night as he was hustled away on a buckboard to be abandoned. But he did not die; he met Will Reilly. A gentleman, a gambler and the best rifle shot in the west. Reilly was a man who knew the odds and played according to them, but what were the odds in taking on a frightened, young boy?