The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Thuvia, Maid of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
and as he brought his car to a halt, he saw the two men
disappear through one of the exits of the corridor beyond.
KULAN TITH'S SACRIFICE
The morning of the second day of her incarceration
in the east tower of the palace of Astok, Prince of Dusar,
found Thuvia of Ptarth waiting in dull apathy the coming
of the assassin.
She had exhausted every possibility of escape, going
over and over again the door and the windows, the
floor and the walls.
Thuvia, Maid of Mars