Irma’s Gun is the story of a poor Indian woman who obtains a license to kill by saving the president’s life. This license is passed down through the generations. Irma’s descendants are either fearful or overly aggressive in wanting to use the privilege. Bryce, Irma’s relative becomes the second main character who lives with the license not even realizing that she has it. There’s is plenty of excitement and illusion in how Bryce handles her fate.