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By Mike Hoffman, Paul Green

From automatons to zombies, many glorious parts were cross-pollinated with the western style. This A-to-Z encyclopedia of the bizarre Western covers movie, tv, animation, dime novels, pulp fiction, comedian books, novels, brief tales and video and role-playing video games.

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Something made to keep idle fingers busy against boredom. Aaron didn’t seem to notice anything different as he hurried up to the bar. “Mr. ” He waved an empty burlap sack. ” The innkeeper nodded. ” He gestured to Bast, who grabbed the sack and scampered off into the kitchen. ” “Him and me both,” the boy said. “The Orrisons are selling some mutton off in Treya today. ” “Treya,” the innkeeper mused. ” The smith’s prentice carefully set a slim silver bit on the polished mahogany of the bar. “Carter’s hoping to find a replacement for Nelly, too.

Fela started to say something, then looked around nervously and moved closer to me. ” I gave an embarrassed chuckle. “That’s a complicated story,” I said, then changed the subject rather clumsily. ” She rubbed her forehead and gave a frustrated laugh. “I haven’t the slightest idea. ” She looked at me. “What does that mean? ” I admitted I didn’t know, and from there it was a short step to sharing Elodin stories. Fela said a scriv had caught him naked in the Archives. I’d heard that he’d once spent an entire span walking around the University blindfolded.

Numb. Chilly. ” “That’s to be expected. ” Bast smiled at him encouragingly. ” Breakfast came and went. Potatoes, toast, tomatoes, and eggs. Chronicler tucked away a respectable portion and Bast ate enough for three people. Kote puttered about, bringing in more firewood, stoking the oven in preparation for the pies, and jugging up the cooling cider. He was carrying a pair of jugs to the bar when boots sounded on the wooden landing outside the inn, loud as any knocking. A moment later the smith’s prentice burst through the door.

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