By: Chris Harms The Rustlers of Panther Gap by Gilbert Morris is a Story of a boy who is determined to help his Indian Friends.
The kids at school treat Hawk and Robin Leatherwood rotten, just because theyre Indians. When the Buck brothers stand up for their friends, they Become a target, too. Whats even worse, someone is Cutting down Mr.
Leatherwoods valuable black walnut Trees and making off with wood! The sheriff and his deputies say theyre doing all They can, but they keep coming up empty-handed. Finally, the Bucks have had enough! Somebodys got to Catch the no-good, rotten, sneaky thief, and they figure It might as well be them! So Jake hatches a scheme. All Barney has to do is use Joes newest invention-the Amazing flying Solarcycle-to play detective from the Air! About a week after they had a plan and decided on what they were going to do, more trouble comes along. A couple of no good boys (the Dursleys) start to interrupt their plans by ruining their Solarcycle and starting fights with Barney and Jake.
But that wont stop them, they decide to take off anyway. One evening after Barney had taken off with the Solarcycle and had cruised around above the trees for about an hour or so, Barney spotted something, he couldnt really get a good view so he decided to move in for a closer look. That was all he needed! He spotted the criminals, it was the S******, Barney was shocked! Right when he was about to turn around a bullet ripped through the Solarcycles wing. It was too late; the Solarcycle was spinning dangerously towards the ground.
He hit the ground and was knocked out. The next thing he knew he woke up laying down and the s****** leaning over him. Suddenly the s****** was pointing a gun at his head and said he was going to kill him for spying on him. When suddenly lights appeared all over and voices said, Back away from the kid, put your hands above your head! And he did so, and everyone lived happily ever after except for the S******.
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