Excerpt from Heart of the West Baldy woods reached for the bottle, and got it. Whenever Baldy went for anything he usually - but this is t Baldy's story. He poured out a third drink that was larger by a finger than the first and second. Baldy was in consultation; and the consultee is worthy of his hire. I'd be king if I was you, said Baldy, so positively that his holster creaked and his spurs rattled. Webb Yeager pushed back his flat-brimmed Stetson, and made further disorder in his straw-coloured hair. The tonsorial recourse being without avail, he followed the liquid example of the more resourceful Baldy. If a man marries a queen, it oughtn't to make him a two-spot, declared Webb, epitomising his grievances. Sure t, said Baldy, sympathetic, still thirsty, and genuinely solicitous concerning the relative value of the cards. By rights you're a king. If I was you, I'd call for a new deal. The cards have been stacked on you - I'll tell you what you are, Webb Yeager. What? asked Webb, with a hopeful look in his pale-blue eyes. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.