This line is intended to be fully western with no other elements. For further authenticity all the names are actual combinations of historical lawmen and outlaws of the American West. This was one of my earliest lines.
“Rusty” Ransen D. Dalton
Rusty is a cantankerous town black smith. He is quite handy with tools and should not be underestimated for his smaller stature.
Clarence Pepper is the talkative bartender at the town bar. He is a bit of a worrier who dislikes being in the violent establishment. He is quick to duck for cover behind the bar.
Leah is the daughter of one of the most prominent ranch families in the territory and one of the few families to hold off Sheriff Vardas’ aggressive attempt to steal the ranch.
Sheriff Akan “Death” Vardas
Now the sheriff of the border town he works for the corrupt robber barons and railroad tycoons of the territory.
Sheriff’s Henchmen / Deputy
The sheriff has an endless supply of hired guns, thugs, and henchman. He deputizes all them and uses them to further his control of the territories.
Luke S. Walker
Luke lives on the outer borderlands with his aunt and uncle who are a poor farming family.
“Old” Bennet Kennelly
I saw him as a one time sheriff of some western border town who was driven in hiding when his former deputy turned on him and took over the territory.
Hank is a gun runner and smuggler who sells surplus arms to rebels south of the border. He is also quick on the draw.
Chewing Bear is the loyal companion of Hank Solomon. Solomon aided Chewing Bear’s tribe when Sheriff Vardas try to massacre the Indian tribe.
Bob A. Ford
Version I & later Version II
The typical wild west bounty hunter who sells his services to bring in anyone with a price on their head. His quiet demeanor and lighting reflexes makes him one of the most dangerous men on the prairie.