“How old are you; kid?” Lisha drew himself up to his full height. “Sixteen; he said and hoped he knew the reason why McClellan had asked. “The big boss needs men badly; kid. Why don’t you try to get on as a stage hand or maybe a driver? You’re right handy with horses. You’re quick and tough.” This is the story of Elisha Rouse. When he was just a boy of fifteen; he and his older brother Elliot left their home in Franklin County; Minnesota; to follow the trail west. The West; with its promise of a free; adventuresome life had seemed the brightest prospect within their vision. Find out where the western trail takes Elisha in this exciting book about rugged cowboys; hostile Indians; and uncharted territories.