In the gold camps of Northern California life was tough and justice swift. In this tale from Ambrose Bierce's In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians, justice is swift for the condemned, but true justice is slow and torturous for the condemner.
Used availability for Ambrose Bierce's The Famous Gilson Bequest
May 2012 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Famous Gilson Bequest
Author(s): Ambrose Bierce
Publisher: Spoken Realms