Condemned gunman Clayton is given a last minute reprieve on condition he murders rancher Matthew for a railway company. Visiting Matthew's r...更多>
Matthew Sebanek: You ain't gonna last long, son. There ain't no soft-hearted gunfighters. Matthew Sebanek:
I think he's come to kill me, Catherine. Hired by the railroad, I imagine.
Catherine Severnack: Why are you letting him stay? Matthew Sebanek: Because when he's ready, it ain't gonna do no good to hide. Clayton Drumm: Who will they send to get me? You? Matthew Sebanek: No. Probably just some ordinary man whose morals wouldn't keep him from shooting you in the back. Catherine Severnack: I killed my husband. He found out and started beating me. He was gonna come after you. I didn't mean to kill him. Clayton Drumm: A man's life for a moment's weakness. It doesn't seem like a fair exchange. Wilbur Olsen, Dime Novelist: I bring the west to the east. People say I write lies, but the truth is... it's dead... in a year or less. Clayton Drumm: What do you want? Wilbur Olsen, Dime Novelist: To buy a little legend... the touch of pulchritude for the people back east... a piece of the American west they can believe in. Clayton Drumm: You mean lie to them? Wilbur Olsen, Dime Novelist: Of course. The lies they need - we all need. Clayton Drumm: My life is not for sale. Wilbur Olsen, Dime Novelist: Nonsense! It's only a question of who pays and when.