Unusual Outlaws

Creator: Mackie Davis
Age rating: 17 and older
American history forbade the distinction of African men as outlaws, so much so, that there is a little to no record of them existing during the chaotic times of the Wild West era. It was during this time a legend was born.
Synopsis: American history forbade the distinction of African men as outlaws, so much so, that there is a little to no record of them existing during the chaotic times of the Wild West era. It was during this time a legend was born. Unlike any other in American outlaw, this yarn began in Africa and birthed one of the fastest gunfighters of his era.

His grandfather was a member of the great Zulu Nation, a Chieftain; bathe in the proud tradition of being African. A warrior’s ways was his life, until the trickery and greed of the Europeans visited the African shores of what is now called South Africa. They came to take black men and women as slaves but a proud few, kept their heritage alive even in the face of certain death.

Manqoba, now named William Jackson by his plantation owner, is raised on a farm in Tennessee. Manqoba’s mother, Adaeze, is killed during a series of brutal rapes and whippings. His father swears to get even with their master one day. His father trains William in the ways of the Zulu warrior. As he begins to learn to ignore pain, Williams grows into a mountain of man and with his father help he kills their overseer and numerous other henchmen. His father killed is the process and tells him to hide in plain sight.

While on the run the woods of Tennessee he runs into two men who are also runaway slaves. They form a kinship, a brotherhood and began practicing the way of the pistol. They stole clothing and from neighboring white towns to survive for three years, until one of them gets captured and sentenced to hang. William kills the local Sheriff and officers of the law are dispatched to track and kill the gang.

The ensuing clashes with the law lead to the addition of three more members to his band of Unusual Outlaws. A white woman named Wilma, a Peckuwe Indian named Nightsky and an untrust worthy Federal Marshal named Willie Jackson. The gang eventually comes across an all black town called ‘Beaver Creek‘, where William discovers a love interest that has been sent to have him located and killed. He also finds out his he not alone in this country. But things are not always as they seem, as their pursuer’s plan begins to unravel.

Wilma finds a love interest in the most unlikely of places as the story progresses. William is reunited with a family member that is thought to be dead.

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