Skye Fargo isn’t looking for work in the rough Wyoming territory, but he gets an offer he can’t refuse from J.M Ferriday, who runs the mail through the Oregon Trail. Seems that his wagons are getting robbed—and every robbery points to something rotten in Fort Laramie. Ferriday wants the culprits caught by any means necessary. Now, neither rain, nor snow, nor hail of lead is going to stop the Trailsman from sending the desperados a dead letter—with postage due…
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Ferriday stood up, and so did Fargo. The two men shook hands and Ferriday said, “I have a feeling you’re going to take care of things for me, Fargo. I always pick the right man for the job. But be careful. These robbers are dangerous. They haven’t killed anyone yet, but it’s only a matter of time before they do.”
“They won’t kill me,” Fargo said. “It’s been tried before, and it didn’t take.”
“You know what they say about that.”
“No. What do they say?”
“There’s always a first time.”
Fargo grinned. “It’d be the last time, too.”
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