Shanghaied into forced labor on a merchant vessel, Charles Rodney dies aboard ship from repeated beatings, but not before deeding part of his ranch to Rafe Caradec, whom he hopes will protect his family.
©1948 Better Publications; from Stories of the Golden West, Book Three edited by Jon Tuska; (P)2003 Blackstone Audiobooks
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