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:|
All gazed in consternation at it for an instant, and then,
with one accord, broke and ran for their huts.
It was a grinning human skull which looked up at them from
the ground. The dropping of the thing out of the open sky
was a miracle well aimed to work upon their superstitious fears.
Thus Tarzan of the Apes left them filled with terror at this
new manifestation of the presence of some unseen and unearthly
evil power which lurked in the forest about their village.
Later, when they discovered the overturned cauldron, and
that once more their arrows had been pilfered, it commenced
to dawn upon them that they had offended some great god by
Tarzan of the Apes