It’s NOT a romance. It’s not very funny, there just wasn’t much comedy to be mined for me in Andersonville Prison. It’s not even a real story
Chapter #1 of 13 of how my heroes from Trouble in Texas met and how they became so loyal to each other.
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Burning hot. No way out. Surrounded by real bad people.
from the minute he pulled those filthy Raiders off that kid.
Vince knew better, but he couldn’t let that kid get beaten by a fellow Yankee.
parting threat. “A man who don’t mind his own business, don’t survive.”
die with some honor instead of live with a yellow streak down my back—like
you.” Vince knew he signed his own death warrant but he couldn’t leave the kid
to his fate.
off. But those Raiders had friends, dozens, maybe hundreds.
it wasn’t for help. He figured none was coming. And the prayer wasn’t to win
this fight. With the exception of a few Bible stories—David and some stones—Samson
and the jawbone of an ass—most of the time, when one man stood alone, that man
was time to be getting out of this place and that was about the only doorway
Vince could see. He put all his hope in the next life.
your back tonight.” A kid at least five years younger than Vince. He’d done
well against those three men but he was losing when Vince stepped in.
Get out of here.”
of being a fool. I’ll buy in.” The boy was close enough in the starless night
that Vince finally saw the black shape of him.
Name’s Luke Stone, from Texas.”