The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Young Forester by Zane Grey:|
flattened himself, finally worked through, and disappeared.
A sudden quiet fell upon his departure.
Jim Williams's voice! It was strange to see Herky and Bud flash up their
arms without turning. But I wheeled quickly. Bill, too, had his hands high
in the air.
In the sunlight of the doorway stood Jim Williams. Low down, carelessly, it
seemed, he held two long revolvers. He looked the same easy, slow Texan I
remembered. But the smile was not now in his eyes, and his lips were set in
a thin, hard line.
XVI. THE FOREST'S GREATEST FOE
The Young Forester