Michelle Tanner Going West Part Three: Hangman’s Knot

While delivering the outlaw Captain Edward Powers to the Law at Larned, Kansas, the group of travelers witnesses a hanging that goes horribly wrong. Musing on the fate of the condemned causes Powers to wonder if his hanging might similarly be bungled. Meeker assures him that no Hangman could botch two hangings in a row. Or could he?

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Ron Lewis has had a lifelong interest and love of both history and westerns.

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