The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Out of Time's Abyss by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
Bradley leaped past the dead god and vanished behind the hides
that had hidden the girl.
Wide-eyed and panting the girl seized his arm. "Oh, what have
you done?" she cried. "He Who Speaks for Luata will be avenged
by Luata. Now indeed must you die. There is no escape, for even
though we reached my own country Luata can find you out."
"Bosh!" exclaimed Bradley, and then: "But you were going to knife
"Then I alone should have died," she replied.
Bradley scratched his head. "Neither of us is going to die," he
said; "at least not at the hands of any god. If we don't get out
Out of Time's Abyss