In this book, Grandmaster Allen Joe tells an extraordinary personal story of his family, true love, triumph, heartbreaks, and his best friends. Here is the true story told with enormous honesty, keen insight, passion, and essence of the human life. Allen takes us inside his family in Oakland's Chinatown before World War II and shares his experience of war and meeting his best friend, Bruce Lee. When Bruce and Linda were married in 1964, they moved to Oakland and lived with James Lee, his wife, and two children.
"Great book for Bruce Lee fans"
Former Union scouts and saddle tramps Durken and McAfee are more than satisfied with their lives as cattle-punchers for Homer Eldridge and his Triple Six ranch. When a mysterious, black-clad preacher arrives in town leading a congregation of dwarfish foreigners, strange things begin to happen. First, cattle from various spreads are found savagely butchered out on the range for no apparent reason. Then, several Triple Six hands go missing. McAfee begins to suspect there is something very sinister going on.
Deep in the heart of the Caplock Mountains of Nevada a frightening new horror is preying on settlers and prospectors alike. When the entire crew of a mining outfit is found torn to pieces, the US Cavalry is sent to investigate under the command of General Sherman, the famous Civil War tactician. He immediately recruits his former army scouts turned cowpunchers, Durken and McFee, to help ferret out this new threat to frontier settlements.
First Magus Brent Rogers of the US Army stationed in Afghanistan is ordered to return home on furlough. Considered a war mage, he is trained to find enemies at a distance, to blow up their bombs, and to alert his men of danger. None of this is needed in the city of Worcester, his hometown. Brent has to learn to relax, to not see threats in every corner, and to let his family welcome him home. But if he relaxes his vigilance for even a second, who knows what could happen.
"There is no ending"