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    Lacey Durango is going to Oklahoma to stake a claim in land rush on a new town that is being formed. She plans on opening a newspaper and bringing the word of the Ladies Temperance Society to the people of the new town. Blackie O'Neal is also on his way to the new town to open a saloon and bordello. Blackie and Lacey arrive at the same time and make it to the choice piece of land at the same time, forcing them to bring the dispute to the land office, which tells them they have six months until it is decided who the piece of land will go to.
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   The pair automatically make sparks fly with their arguments and diagreements, each of them coming up with schemes to run each other out of town. Lacey writes harsh editorials against Blackie and his Saloon and Blackie strikes back with some cruel pranks. When the two argue over the name of the town, each has decided to campaign for their choice.
   Lacey comes up a plan with the other ladies in town to go on strike denying the men of the town cooking, cleaning and marital rights until their choice is made. Lacey's victory is short-lived when she finally gives in to the passion and growing love that she has been harboring for Blackie, as the pair make wild love only to be caught by half the town in a delicate situation.
   As she prepares to leave town, Blackie also realizes his love for Lacey, preparing to sacrifice everything for her happiness, but as he rushes to the train station to stop her from leaving, he hopes that he can convince her to be his wife, so they can settle into their new town with renewed hope.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   American "wild west" era Lovers are competitors    -   Yes competing in    -   business arena

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   gambler Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   blissful Unusual characteristics?    -   Extremely cynical or arrogant    -   Bulging Muscles

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   journalist Effect of sexing    -   less bitchy/arrogant    -   blissful    -   scared Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin    -   Very shy


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   80% How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk    -   Vagia talk    -   Weiner talk Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   1-2 sex acts

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