Things come to a brew as Jake and Tom the bug make their stand at the Ladysmith General Store, with Dru all the way out of his mind and ready to kill. Can Jake save Tom AND Dru? Can Jake even save himself from getting killed in the crossfire???
Jake needs to find the alien Bug that crashed his war buddies reunion before his friend Dru catches up with the Bug and kills it. Before that happens, Jake needs to know why the Bug is using the name of his dead Lieutenant, Tom Callahan. Things are going to get a lot worse for Jake before they get better! Promo for Phillipa Ballentine’s new Podcast and upcoming Print novel ‘Weather Child‘. Music, as always, by Derek Miller and sound effects all courtesy of freesound.org.
The back-from-the-dead Harlan, Tyler and Tom work out some family issues. Michael remains a guest during this uncomfortable discussion… pinned to a wall and possibly dying. And Harlan means for his son Tyler to join him.
In the conclusion to ‘Marked Men’, as the Chinese workers make good their escape from the cave, the gunfighter, Travis, offers to trade the boy’s life for Daniel’s… just as the Collector’s arrival is announced by light flaring from Daniel’s Marked hand.