The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Desert Gold by Zane Grey:|
to-day he came. When I learned that, I took my chance and left
camp I hunted up a priest. He promised to come here. It's time
he's due. But I'm afraid he'll be stopped."
"Thorne, why don't you take the girl and get married without waiting,
without running these risks?" said Dick.
"I fear it's too late now. I should have done that last night.
You see, we're over the line--"
"Are we in Mexican territory now?" queried Gale, sharply.
"I guess yes, old boy. That's what complicates it. Rojas and his
rebels have Casita in their hands. But Rojas without his rebels
would be able to stop me, get the girl, and make for his mountain