The Adventure of Jim Bowie
Set in the Louisiana Territory around 1830, wealthy planter Jim Bowie relies on the knife he invented after breaking his regular one fighting a bear. Note: This content is displayed in its original format.
The Birth of the Blade
An encounter with an unfriendly she-bear nearly becomes fatal for Jim Bowie when his rifle misfires.
Jim Bowie persuades Regina Bienbeau, an imperious plantation owner, to allow a squatter and his pregnant wife to remain on her land.
Jim volunteers to be a temporary deputy sheriff in order to guard a prisoner. However, he soon begins to suspect that the young man may not in fact be guilty of the crime he's been charged with.
Jim begins to suspect that a fur company is trying to drive him out and is killing any Cajun trapper who does business with him.
A horse trade leads an angry farmer to mistakenly believe that Jim is the man who "dishonored" his daughter, and has to right his wrong by marrying her--even if it's at the point of a shotgun.
A group on their way to Natchez ask Jim to protect them against a bandit who preys on travelers headed there.
Jim Bowie Comes Home
The Bowie family seeks to keep their hometown respectable, however, the local saloonkeeper has other ideas and hires a professional knife fighter to challenge Jim to a fight.
The Ghost of Jean Battoo
Jim runs into a group of farmers who are paying protection money to an old woman who threatens to unleash the ghost of an infamous Louisiana pirate against them if they don't pay.
A friend of Jim's is asked by President Andrew Jackson to dissuade a group of French planters from seceding from the Union.
The Land Jumpers
Jim Bowie is riding along the Mississippi when he is bushwhacked by Manion and Kneeland...two settlers who accuse him of being a land grabber and throwing them off their land.
The Select Females
Jim Bowie is in a hurry on his way to New Orleans to take a lady to the Opera Ball when he comes upon two women who are having trouble with their pony cart.
Jim Bowie and His Slave
Jim discovers that a former slave he had freed has been captured and enslaved again, and is about to be sold at a slave auction.
Jim sets out after a gang of river pirates who have stolen his cargo.
Jim travels to New Orleans to purchase an estate, but he gets himself in trouble when he's distracted by a beautiful woman.
The Return of the Alcibiade
An expensive gift that Jim bought for his mother for Christmas is stolen, and he sets off after the thief to get it back.
Bowie assists a French boy who has traveled from France to reunite with his aunt who is living in New Orleans. Unbeknownst to Bowie, the boy represents a threat to the aunt's fiancé who plans to marry her for her money.
When the army attempts to move the Seminole Indians from their own lands to a tract that is much less desirable, Jim steps in on their behalf.
Jim is tricked into aiding a plot to assassinate President Jackson.
Gone to Texas
Hoping to buy land in the Mexican state of Texas, Jim Bowie visits Nacogdoches where he's arrested as a spy, flogged, and sentenced to death.
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