Ghosts & the Supernatural – One of the most colorful characters of Bodie, California is Kate “Minus Two” Derringer. Kate was called Kate “Minus Two” Derringer, because she would carry a Derringer pocket pistol in her hair bun. It is said that Kate’s real name was Kate Cassin, but she gained the moniker Kate “Minus Two” Derringer, because she had a reputation for killing two men. One she killed with her Derringer and the other she killed with a knife by slitting his throat. The two men approached Kate on the busy street of Virginia City, Nevada and in their drunken stupor tried to grope Kate. Kate pulled out her anemic .22 Derringer and shot one of the men in the eye and then she raised

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