By Arianne 'Tex' Thompson
The border city known as Sixes is quiet within the warmth of the day. nonetheless, Appaloosa Elim has heard the tales approximately what wakes at sundown: gunslingers and shapeshifters and historic animal gods whose human faces by no means live longer than the daylight.
And the sunlight is operating out. Elim's so-called 'partner' - that lily-white lordling Sil Halfwick – has disappeared contained in the previous adobe partitions, hell-bent on creating a identify for himself between Sixes' infamous black-market investors. Elim, whose worldly station is written within the bastard browns and whites of his cow-spotted face, does not dare appear domestic with no him.
If he ever desires to pass domestic back, he'd greater locate his lacking associate speedy. but when he is stuck out after darkish, Elim dangers succumbing to the outdated and sinister fact in his personal flesh - and researching simply how a long way he will visit live to tell the tale the evening.