The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Monster Men by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
still upon his handsome features. Von Horn turned
toward the campong.
Virginia, deserted by all, even the faithful Sing, who,
cheated of his sport on the preceding day, had again
gone to the beach to snare gulls, became restless of
the enforced idleness and solitude. For a time she
wandered about the little compound which had been
reserved for the whites, but tiring of this she decided
to extend her stroll beyond the palisade, a thing which
she had never before done unless accompanied by von Horn--
a thing both he and her father had cautioned her against.
The Monster Men