A few years have passed since the end of the US Civil War, and six soldiers from the side that lost haven’t found a peaceful way back into their previous lives and have instead have turned to a life of crime. Iron Dogs combines unexpectedly well the elements of western and horror (this extra tint with paranormal monsters).
The leader of the band is Frank; he is the one who has the last word so that small squabbles don’t turn into bigger fights. Each of the six members has his own motivations and inner demons that make them choose this life. Some might even be regretting the harm they have done to innocent civilians, and all of that is masterfully braided into the flashbacks about each of the characters. Only more toward the end does it start to feel a bit too much.
Frank is leading his men toward San Francisco and running away from yet another unsuccessful robbery and away from bounty hunters. But before they manage to get there, they have to rest after a long trek through a desert. Unfortunately, the small town where they have chosen to do that might be the worst place possible for that purpose!
|Page Count||322 pages|
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