The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Tales of the Klondyke by Jack London:|
again paint his future in royal red. He whistled about the
breakfast and hummed snatches of light song while Uri put the dogs
in harness and packed up. But when all was ready, Fortune's feet
itching to be off, Uri pulled an unused back-log to the fire and
"Ever hear of the Dead Horse Trail?"
He glanced up meditatively and Fortune shook his head, inwardly
chafing at the delay.
"Sometimes there are meetings under circumstances which make men
remember," Uri continued, speaking in a low voice and very slowly,
"and I met a man under such circumstances on the Dead Horse Trail.