The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Bucky O'Connor by William MacLeod Raine:|
that " She stopped, plainly sobered by the fear that the good
news of his return might not be final.
"We won't cross that bridge till we come to it. You don't suppose
our friends are going to sit down and fold their hands, do you?
Not if I've got Mike O'Halloran and young Valdez sized up right.
Fur is going to begin to fly pretty soon in this man's country.
But it's up to us to help all we can, and I reckon we'll begin by
taking a preliminary survey of this wickiup."
Wickiup was distinctly good, since the word is used to apply to a
frail Indian hut, and this cell was nothing less than a tomb
built in the solid rock by blowing out a chamber with dynamite