How The AFC West Was Won
"I got the rope!" says Bama.
Men reach for their weapons and head out of the saloon
"Where ya all headed?" shouts Psycho, arriving late.
The crowd gathers in front of the jail house on
"Whatcha all want?" askes Take.
"Four games!" Take lowers both barrells of his shotgun in the direction of the crowd. "Judge Kiffin says the trial
"Look, I don
"He says the authority belongs to Kiffin," answers Take.
Blandarocked steps on to the porch along side the
Psycho, with three weeks growth of beard and dirty clothes, takes a long pull from his near empty jug.
"Time for a little tree top justice," says Bama.
"I agree with these here folks," says Take. "Judge Kiffin looks like he
"Justice takes as long as it takes," says the lawyer, "otherwise it
"I have a mind to let this crowd have
Psycho pulls the jug from his lips mid gulp, wasting cheap whiskey all over himself.
"Schweigert?" he says. "I missed Schweigert
"You were passed out," says Holy Roller.
The crowd falls silent. A big man dressed all in black rides down the street on a silver horse. He looks straight ahead.
"Why that there looks like Cole Pepper," says H, "he
The crowd parts as the silver horse approaches the jailhouse porch.
The man on the horse looks down at Marshall Take and Blandarocked.
"Is it true?" asks Take. "You Cole Pepper?"
"Yep," answers the man. "Mayor Davis hired me. I
Gun shots are heard behind the barn down the street.
"Whatcha got goin
"Mayor Davis asked me ta take out a man by the name a McCown," says Pepper, "an that
Blandarocked steps up in front of Marshall Take.
"Judge Kiffin says it
"My time is... my time." says Pepper.
Blandrocked feels again for his shoulder holster, and for the daringer tucked inside the sweatband of his boller hat.
"Man here in town," says Blandarocked, "by the name of T.J. Pope, says you ain
"You wanna try me?" asks Pepper.
"Not me," says Blandarocked, stepping aside.
"I had some trouble down
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"Well shoot!" says
"Yeah, but where?" says Nate.
"I got an idea," says Take. "Why don
"Huh?" asks Calico?
"I get it," says Raider00. "Once they go in there, it
"But that there
"I can live with that," says BlandaRocked, and he nods for Take to produce McCown. "Whoever lives, lives until Russell is finished practicin
(story to be continued after week 3)