This novelette is a western action packed tale about a young man going west from Illinois following the Civil War and after getting in trouble with the law. He meets his idol, Wild Bill Hickok along with Calamity Jane in Abilene, Kansas. He marries a saloon worker and plays a lot of poker and engages in gun fighting. Telling the story is an author who writes a book about Moe Ferguson. The writer is shocked that Moe appears to kill without remorse but finds him to be an interesting subject.