A real hero’s gun.
A Colt .45, the long barrel gleaming with gold plate, elaborately engraved. The butt of ivory, the whole weapon as perfectly balanced as a bird and on a hair trigger.
Many a time cowboy film star Brad Landon had got himself out of a movie tight corner with a lightning draw and the bang-bang of a blank from the Golden Colt. But now he was Lieutenant Brad Landon, British army, and in the thick of the Dunkirk retreat.
The draw had to be faster, and the golden gun was spitting real lead instead of blanks…