After wandering around the forest for at least one or two more hours, he realized what he had been doing the previous day. He had been walking to a blacksmith in Dodge City, Kansas that would not care that he was only fourteen and would make him the gun he wanted so that he could shoot ducks. What Jonathan did not know was that Dodge City was much farther than it seemed. As he started walking back the way he had come, he came across another boy around the same age as him.
He asked the boy, “Who are you? What are you doing here?”
The boy responded kindly, “I am Kent Palace and I am sixteen years old. I hail from the land of Palaces in Topeka, Kansas. I have been sent this way to find the blacksmith named Xavier Bon who provides people with anything a blacksmith can make.”
Then Jonathan started awkwardly, “Oh! I know where that blacksmith is. I will take you to him.”
Jonathan started to go back towards t...
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... me no choice. That blacksmith is my friend, so I have to kill you. It does not matter that people will come looking for you because I will not be here,” Finishing his sentence with a gunshot.
The blacksmith came out from the hotel and thanked Jonathan. Jonathan offered the blacksmith a place to work nearer to Jonathan’s house where he would be safe. After thinking for a while, the blacksmith finally agreed.
It took Jonathan and Xavier two days to get back, and when Jonathan’s parents heard what he had done, they were proud of him, even though they were scared that he might have died. They even offered the blacksmith a place to stay in their house. The blacksmith told them that he would be delighted to stay with Jonathan’s family. Jonathan’s family and the blacksmith were able to live long and joyous lives together, and they were always proud of each other.
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