FIC: "Dime Novel" (1/1)
DATE: October 12-19, 2009
FANDOM: 3:10 To Yuma (2007) crossed w/ Tombstone (1993)
CHARACTERS: William Evans and Doc Holliday (Logan Lerman and Val Kilmer)
DISCLAIMER: I don't own 'em. They're characters belonging to Elmore Leonard and Columbia Pictures ~ and to Kevin Jarre and Hollywood Pictures, respectively ~ not to mention the actors of the movie(s), and to the ages. This is a work of a fan, done for no remuneration save the satisfaction of the work.
WARNINGS/RATING: Slash references, but not between the two primary subjects.
SUMMARY: William Evans, now 17, travels the West in search of a story as sensational as the one he lived himself. He finds himself in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, where he encounters more than one living legend.
WORD COUNT: 6,750
AUTHOR NOTES: I couldn't resist cramming a lot of my favorite Western references (no matter how awful the movies were) into this story, including Jesse James and Allan Pinkerton (I'm picturing Colin Farrell and Timothy Dalton from American Outlaws
), Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett (Emilio Estevez and William Petersen in Young Guns II
), and my favorite Big Valley
guest star, Scott Breckenridge (as portrayed by the unforgettable Thomas Tryon). The timeline is based on a deleted scene from 3:10 to Yuma
that identifies the date of that movie as 1884, the year Pinkerton died. The story is movie canon with slash overtones; I won't even bother going into any historical inaccuracies, since they belong to someone else.
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