"Twelve peers? TwelvDestry, young and reckless but no criminal, sat stunned as the judge pronounced him guilty. But he was innocent! He eyed the 12-man jury, then responded with words that would become legend in the little frontier town of Wham.
"Twelve peers? Twelve half-bred pups! Well, let `em think this over. When my ten years is up, I'm gonna call on `em. If they ain't in, I'm gonna leave my card anyway. I've been a waster, a fighter, a no-good citizen, but this here charge is a lie -- I never robbed the Express!"
"A classic example of the myth of the Old West. A must for any western-fiction lover!" (ALA Booklist)...Continua