An excerpt from
|From THE BIG SHOW
. . .
He moved the shotgun up to
For an instant LaStanza
saw Lizette's face.
So this is how it ends, on a muddy
road with sweat in my eyes and she's on the other side of the world.
A gendarme would go to her hotel
to tell her. Mason would drag his feet up the steps to knock on his
parents' door to tell his mother that her last son was gone.
For an instant LaStanza saw his brother's
face smiling at him.
No! He blinked it away and fixed
the sights of his magnum square on the chest of the big man and cocked
the hammer. It sounded loud.
He could feel man's eyes staring at him as
he squeezed the trigger slowly, raising the iridescent red sights to the
man's head. His hand wavered and he locked his right elbow, his left
hand steadying his grip and reminded himself he'd never missed before .
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