Scarred by the Civil War, now a loner by choice, Missouri-born Jack Ballard rides the West in search of trouble. Sometimes he’s able to stop it from hurting innocent people—and sometimes he causes it.
It can’t be helped, though. He is a good man with a fast gun, and in West Texas in the late 1800’s, trouble lies around every bend.
Only he and his filed-down .44-40 Colt can stop it.