Sunday 15 August 2010

Once Upon a Time in Broken Barnet

All is not well on the frontier, here in Broken Barnet.

Calamity Jane Hillan and her sidekick, Wild Bill Coleman, are facing a challenge from amongst their own gang of outlaws. A young(er) gunslinger, Mark Shooter, is peering round the corner of Main Street, looking for an opportunity to fire a couple of slugs in the back of the hapless pair of oldtimers. He claims they are standing in the way of cleaning up the town, and kicking out its no good gamblin', thievin' and whorin' ways. Can't argue with you there, boy.

Seems to old Ma Angry, though, sat over here on her stool in the Last Chance saloon, spittin' tobacco cross the street, that it don't make no difference which of 'em has their finger on the trigger - the same old innocent bystanders are surely going to get hurt. And besides, who is this new whippersnapper? Ain't he the guy mixed up in that bank job some while back? Why did he go along with the rest of the gang when they held up the Broken Barnet stagecoach and robbed it of the townsfolks' hard earned savings? And where was this six gun Shooter when they pistol whipped poor old Kate Salinger just for trying to stop'em?

One thing is for sure: there is going to be blood spilt in Deadwood City afore the week is out.


baarnett said...

That Shooter Guy, he ain't lost his temper in... must be three months.

"But, Brian, you caused a lot of trouble at that Council shindig; might have got somebody killed; and somebody oughta belt you in the mouth. But I won't. I won't. The hell I won't!"

(He belts him in the mouth).

The End.

Mrs Angry said...

baarnett, do you think that you and I spend too much time watching old movies?

Rog T said...

Where's all the theiving, gambling and whoring then? Sounds like fun. No mention of it on the broadway blog?

Mrs Angry said...

oh come off it, Mr T: you're a Libdem, ain't you boy?

Mrs Angry said...

Historical footnote: Calamity Jane ended her days washing dirty linen in a bordello, and poor old Bill was shot in the back whilst playing poker.

Fancy a game of cards, anyone?