Rated:  PG
Summary:  Fourteen year old Joe Cartwright has been having great difficulty with a group of older boys who have been tormenting him on the way to school.  Determined to deal with things on his own, he tries to keep everything a secret from his family.

As the weeks continue, the tormenting turns more dangerous and on the eve of a wild storm in Virginia City, they escalate even further when the group leave Joe alone and tied to a tree and unable to get home in the storm.

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Completed: NO – A future story to come

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