The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Spirit of the Border by Zane Grey:|
lithe and wiry, easily recognizable as an Indian runner. When Jim appeared
the man handed him a small packet. He unwound a few folds of some oily skin to
find a square piece of birch bark, upon which were scratched the following
"Rev. J. Downs. Greeting.
"Your brother is alive and safe. Whispering Winds rescued him by taking him as
her husband. Leave the Village of Peace. Pipe and Half King have been
influenced by Girty.
"Now, what do you think of that?" exclaimed Jim, handing the message to
Edwards. "Thank Heaven, Joe was saved!"
The Spirit of the Border