The Toughest Ranger, published in 1938 in Western Story Magazine

“The Toughest Ranger”
by L. Ron Hubbard

Publication date: June 1938

Original publication: Western Story Magazine

Genre: Western

Story description: Petey McGuire has been kicked around for so long, he’d run from his own shadow. But something is about to turn him into The Toughest Ranger—hunger.

Currently available as part of the Stories from the Golden Age series, in the book The Toughest Ranger.