The Great Show Low Shootout and Nine Other Short Plays : Of Mayhem Tricksters Duty Ethics Fanatics & Fantasies
A collection of ten early short plays by the playwright. DREAMS AND SCHEMES A fake preacher in the old west tries to trick a young rancher out of money (which he doesn't have) by dangling his daughter as bait. CIRCLE OF ROSES A teacher has a classroom exercise that goes very wrong in the strangest and most mysterious way. CHILD OF THE INCUBUS A young woman vows vengeance on the politicians who are responsible for her brother being unjustly imprisoned. EYE OF THE STORM In the face of a devastating hurricane, a young woman has to decide what her values really are. THE FINAL LESSON A teacher decides to teach his students a lesson that will really be their final one. THE GREAT SHOW LOW SHOOTOUT Ezra and Esau, their Maw, and a talking mirror, have to get ready for a shootout Show Low. THE KEY An old lady in a creepy house decides to have some fun at the expense of some young ladies. PUDDLE TALK A young woman refuses to believe that puddles can talk. RIZPAH A story from the Bible that is eerily similiar to a famous Greek play written centuries later. ISOLDE An aged lady claims to be Iseult the fair but no one believes her.
- Paperback | 236 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 14.99mm | 417.3g
- 04 Feb 2015
- United States
- black & white illustrations
About Eric Aitken
Born only a few miles from the wild and misty mountains of the Scottish Highlands, the author now lives in the not so wild west of rural Arizona. For many years he has spun tales of adventure, drama, history, mystery, science-fiction and fantasy. He has authored novels, short stories, plays, movie scripts, radio scripts, poetry, librettos, and non-fiction. He is currently working on a new novel, in fact, like all committed writers he is always working on a new novel.