When Orin Travis sees the red jacketed gambler standing at the bar, it is not as Ezra Simpson the bail jumper, but as the teenage ward who had disappeared on him the year before. At first he is determined to bring him home, back to Evie. Slowly, he begins to realize the boy is right where he belongs. Origin story for Troublemakers Au. Ref to spanking/actual spanking later
Rated: T - English - Family/Western - Chapters: 5 - Words: 10,669 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 10/19 - Published: 7/8/2017 - Chris L., Ezra S., Josiah S., Orrin T.