The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
"If your father had not lost the treasure you would not feel
forced to keep your promise to this man Canler?"
"I could ask him to release me."
"And if he refused?"
"I have given my promise."
He was silent for a moment. The car was plunging along the
uneven road at a reckless pace, for the fire showed threateningly
at their right, and another change of the wind might sweep it
on with raging fury across this one avenue of escape.
Finally they passed the danger point, and Tarzan reduced
Tarzan of the Apes