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Prosecutor Mizell called half a dozen witnesses, and Judge Mizell never objected once to his line of questioning. Mr. Cline testified first, and Sheriff Barclay came last. The story that emerged was a simple one. At noon on the day of Rebecca Cline’s murder, there had been a birthday party, with cake and ice cream. Several of Rebecca’s friends had attended. Around two o’clock, while the little girls were playing Pin the Tail on the Donkey and Musical Chairs, Jim Trusdale entered the Chuck-a-Luck and ordered a knock of whiskey. He was wearing his plainsman hat. He made the drink last, and when it was gone he ordered another.
—  Stephen King has a story in this week’s New Yorker.
NAME YOUR 10 FAVOURITE CHARACTERS FROM MOVIES, TV SERIES, BOOKS OR GAMES, THEN TAG 10 FRIENDS.

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1: Leonardo from tmnt 2012
2: Maximillion Pegasus from yugioh DM
3: Syrus Trusdale from yugioh GX
4: Toothless/Hiccup from HTTYD
5: Leonard from Big Bang theory
6: Usagi from tmnt 2003
7: Edme from Wolves of the Beyond
8: Vegeta/future Trunks from DBZ
9: Princess Luna/Rarity from MLP:FIM
10: Sam Manson from Danny phantom

Conto: "Uma Morte" (traduzido)

Conto: “Uma Morte” (traduzido)

Longos dias e belas noites Pistoleiros! Como estão? O blog anda um pouco parado ultimamente, por motivos pessoais, mas em breve voltaremos à normalidade. A novidade é que eu andei trabalhando, nos últimos dois dias, na tradução, revisão e adaptação do novo conto de Stephen King. Publicado recentemente no newyorker.com, “A Death” (“Uma Morte”, em tradução livre) conta a história de Jim Trusdale, u…

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During the jury’s lunch hour, hammering was heard from behind the stage depot and not ninety paces from the scene of the crime. This was the gallows going up. The work was supervised by the town’s best carpenter, whose name, appropriately enough, was Mr. John House. Big snow was coming, and the road to Fort Pierre would be impassable, perhaps for a week, perhaps for the entire winter. There were no plans to jug Trusdale in the local calaboose until spring. There was no economy in that.

“Nothing to building a gallows,” House told folks who came to watch. “A child could build one of these.”

—  Stephen King, “A Death,” 2015
Read Stephen King’s New Short Story, “A Death” From The New Yorker

Read Stephen King’s New Short Story, “A Death” From The New Yorker

The New Yorker’s March 9, 2015 issue features a new short story by Stephen King called “A Death” and you can read it right now on their website.

Here is a synopsis of the tale:

“A Death is about the murder of a young girl and the man suspected of killing her. Set in the Black Hills of Dakota shortly before the territory enters the United States in 1889, the story opens with Jim Trusdale’s…

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New King Story


In the March 9th issue of The New Yorker, there is a new King story called A Death.

Jim Trusdale had a shack on the west side of his father’s gone-to-seed ranch, and that was where he was when Sheriff Barclay and half a dozen deputized townsmen found him, sitting in the one chair by the cold stove, wearing a dirty barn coat and reading an old issue of the Black Hills Pioneer by lantern light. Looking at it, anyway.

Sheriff Barclay stood in the doorway, almost filling it up. He was holding his own lantern. “Come out of there, Jim, and do it with your hands up. I ain’t drawn my pistol and don’t want to.”

You can read the rest HERE or pick it up at your local newsstand.


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