The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Lone Star Ranger by Zane Grey:|
Duane learned that he was wanted for the murder of Mrs. Jeff
Aiken at her ranch near Shirley. The month September was named,
but the date was illegible. The reward was offered by the
woman's husband, whose name appeared with that of a sheriff's
at the bottom of the placard.
Duane read the thing twice. When he straightened he was sick
with the horror of his fate, wild with passion at those
misguided fools who could believe that he had harmed a woman.
Then he remembered Kate Bland, and, as always when she returned
to him, he quaked inwardly. Years before word had gone abroad
that he had killed her, and so it was easy for men wanting to
The Lone Star Ranger