The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from At the Earth's Core by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
of the cave, and now, deep and forbidding, it uttered a low
and ominous growl. I waited no longer to dispute possession
of the ledge with the thing which owned that voice.
The noise had not been loud--I doubt if the Sagoths heard
it at all--but the suggestion of latent possibilities
behind it was such that I knew it would only emanate
from a gigantic and ferocious beast.
As I backed along the ledge I soon was past the mouth
of the cave, where I no longer could see those fearful
flaming eyes, but an instant later I caught sight of the
fiendish face of a Sagoth as it warily advanced beyond
At the Earth's Core