“Guns of Mark Jardine”
by L. Ron Hubbard
Publication date: September 1949
Original publication: Western Action
Story description: Young Mark Jardine returns to the Arizona Territory to avenge the torture and death of his close friend, a landowner ambushed after striking gold. Faced with the task of single-handedly tracking down the unknown killers—and protecting the life of the landowner’s beautiful daughter—Jardine sets out on a lone, perilous course of retributive justice.