The Characters

The Law

Sheriff Doles – Recently hired lawman & former handyman, Doles is attempting to make peace in the town and perhaps find some in himself.

Key storylines: One of Us, Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up, Some Kind of Closure, The Scurvy, Christmastime is Here, Jackson’s Back & There’s Gonna Be Some Trouble

 

Deputy Tom Bennett –Sweet-natured and sometimes a bit naive, this ex-cowpoke and loyal friend is eager to prove himself as a lawman.

Key storylines: One of Us, Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up, Some Kind of Closure, Accidents Will Happen, Jackson’s Back & There’s Gonna Be Some Trouble

 

Deputy Joe Morelli – An affable and loyal man who’s been happily married to Bonnie for years; Joe has endured some of the worst that Red Plains has to offer.

Key storylines: One of Us, Some Kind of Closure, Accidents Will Happen

 

Deputy Ray Tucker – Stationed in Fayetteville & was passed over for the job of sheriff; always a handful.

Key storylines: One of Us,  Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up, Accidents Will Happen

 

Deputy Milt Fuller –An untested man still learning the ropes under Deputy Tucker.

Key storylines: Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up

 

Deputy Sandy Burroughs –The youngest & most innocent of the Red Plains County deputies.

Key storylines: One of Us

 

Mayor & Francine Wells –The often distracted leadership of Red Plains & his cunning wife.

Key storylines: Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up

 


The Townspeople

Doug Stevens –Tough, hardened owner of the large Devil’s Hed ranch; trying to make peace between the town and his hell-raising son.

Key storylines: Range War, Some Kind of Closure, How Jackson Spent his Summer Vacation, Christmastime is Here, Jackson’s Back & There’s Gonna Be Some Trouble

 

Jackson Stevens –Son of Doug; a spoiled young man, unwilling to learn life’s lessons – and whose sense of entitlement often places him in the crosshairs of the law.

Key storylines: Range War, How Jackson Spent his Summer Vacation, Christmastime is Here, Jackson’s Back & There’s Gonna Be Some Trouble

 

Books –A well-traveled and educated transplant from back East; one of the few cowboys at the Devil’s Hed who will stand up to Jackson.

Key storylines: Range War, Letters Back Home, Christmastime is Here, Jackson’s Back & There’s Gonna Be Some Trouble

 

Rand –A young African American cowboy at the Devil’s Hed with big dreams and an even bigger heart.

Key storylines: Letters Back Home, Christmastime is Here

 

Isaac Templeton –An honest homesteader who came west to find a better life with his daughter Rose, but instead has largely found hardship.

Key storylines: Range War, Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up, The Scurvy

 

Rose Templeton –The mysterious and tomboyish 19-year-old daughter of Isaac, Rose is a fighter and a natural with a rifle.

Key storylines: Range War, Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up, The Scurvy

 

Don Luis Escovido – One of the wealthiest and most influential landowners in the region, Don Luis is a driven man with an agenda to further the interests of his people, whom he feels have been wronged by white settlers. His agenda is tempered only by his love for his three precious daughters.

Key storylines: Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up, Some Kind of Closure, Christmastime is Here, Mi Amor

 

Soledad Escovido –The eldest Escovido daughter, Soledad is extremely intelligent and business-minded; but as a woman in the Old West, she is often underestimated.

Key storylines: Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up, Some Kind of Closure, Christmastime is Here

 

Lupe Escovido –The middle Escovido daughter, Lupe is a free spirit with a penchant for attracting trouble – and men.

Key storylines: Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up, Some Kind of Closure, The Ballad of Double Ott

 

Bonnie Morelli –A loving wife coping with feelings of powerlessness and loneliness in a rough world as she struggles to hold her marriage together in the wake of what happened to her husband Joe.

Key storylines: One of Us, Some Kind of Closure, Accidents Will Happen

 

Lewis –A successful and opportunistic businessman and banker; he makes no effort to mask his disdain for Sheriff Doles.

Key storylines: Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up, How Jackson Spent his Summer Vacation


 

The Outlaws

Velasquez –Former bodyguard for Luis Escovido, Velasquez is one of the most dangerous men the lawmen of Red Plains have run across.

Key storylines: Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up, The Ballad of Double Ott

 

Angel Bautista – A true sociopath.

Key storylines: Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up

 

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Cross Cut – Legend more than man, he’s rarely been seen by anyone living. His skill with various blades is known – and feared – far and wide.

Key storylines: One of Us


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