By S. Craig Zahler
One among Oswell's outdated bank-robbing gang is getting married out in Montana Territory, and the remainder of the lads are all invited. yet another individual can be there too. Quinlan. He used to be a part of the crowd as soon as, yet betrayal became an best friend right into a sour enemy, person who will cease at not anything to get his revenge. He and his gunmen may be on the marriage ceremony out for blood and to revenge the betrayal in a last showdown. Oswell understands there's no method out of it. You can't outrun your prior. All you are able to do is face it— and desire to outlive.
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