The Old West was wild -- but James West was wilder. Fast with his guns, faster with his fists -- and fastest of all with his wit and his women -- James West was the federal agent of choice for the toughest, and strangest, assignments. With his wily partner, Artemis Gordon, he turned the West inside-out and upside-down. THE NIGHT OF THE ASSASSIN is a story from the secret files of THE WILD WILD WEST. While Jim and Artemis are investigating a rash of counterfeiting, they uncover a genuine plot -- to kick off a new civil war where the old one ended. A group of Texas secessionists plan to assassinate President Garfield as he attends the theater in Houston. It's deja vu all over again as the theater group stages a treasonous repeat performance ... with the part of the killer played by history's most notorious actor-assassin himself....