The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Mad King by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
bandit of me, and that then some day I shall be caught and
hanged until I am dead."
"Can't you escape?" asked the young man. "It would
seem to me that there would be many opportunities for you
to get away undetected."
"There are, but I dare not. Yellow Franz says that if I
run away he will be sure to come across me some day again
and that then he will kill me."
"He is just talking, my boy," he said. "He thinks that by
frightening you he will be able to keep you from running
The Mad King