By Louis L'Amour

“If a guy won’t struggle for what's rightly his, then he ain’t a lot account.” With this problem from his death father, younger Shell Tucker rode out after 3 males who had stolen the twenty thousand money his father used to be wearing. of the boys he hunted, document websites and child Reese, have been his pals. Dreaming of experience, Tucker had desired to subscribe to their gang. yet now, along with his father long past and the folks again domestic desperately wanting the proceeds from the farm animals force, Shell was resolute to uphold his father’s recognition and recuperate their funds. He knew the percentages have been opposed to him. discovering his acquaintances will be tough. Getting the cash again will be approximately very unlikely.

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You could learn, can’t you? if you happen to can learn, you could examine. You don’t need to visit college to get an schooling, even though it is the way for many people, and besides, all college may give you is the description of the image. you might want to fill within the clean areas your self, later. ” That was once what he may say, or whatever love it. the reality used to be that I needed to stand up to myself. possibly pa had by no means gotten wherever, yet he by no means give up attempting, and irrespective of how a lot he obtained beat down he saved on getting up. There isn’t any vivid, patent-leather international that’s continually shining, it doesn't matter what you do…you need to make your personal global, and your individual position in it. For the 1st time I checked the money within the saddlebags. there has been a bit of greater than twelve hundred cash. I’d continue a few hundred, and ship the remaining again to Texas. After your time, I dozed. My horse woke up me, blowing softly. I sat up all at once. My horse’s ears have been pricked, and he was once having a look alongside the path. a guy used to be coming alongside it on a crow-bait horse. He used to be taking a look my manner. Getting up from the floor, I tightened my cinch. The shadows have been achieving out from the rocks and cliffs. The solar was once low, no longer but down, however the coolness had started and that i might now journey on, yet i used to be now not happy by way of this assembly. the fellow at the crow-bait had pulled up at the path, looking forward to me. His palms have been in simple view, and he confirmed no hazard symptoms, yet i used to be cautious. Swinging into the saddle, I walked my horse right down to the path. “Howdy! ” His eyes have been a watery blue, yet there has been a sharpness to them, and that i was once certain he had overlooked no aspect of my outfit. “Travelin’ fur? ” “Walker’s cross. probably east from there. ” “Ain’t no wrong way to head, onct you get there. ” “I may possibly flip round and experience back,” I stated. And if there have been no tracks there, that used to be simply what i'd do. “So you'll. ” His eyes clung to the saddlebags. “Been minin’? ” “Me? I’m a cowhand. ” after which I additional, no longer too truthfully, for i didn't wish him to understand an excessive amount of, “I by no means do whatever I can’t do from the again of a horse. ” “Must be dif’cult, sometimes,” he stated. “I can examine loads of issues I couldn’t do a-horseback. ” while I provided no remark, we rode on in silence for a long way. His horse was once in terrible form. It were hard-used for your time, however it had no longer been a lot of a horse first of all. the fellow himself had a negative outfit, all other than his rifle. That was once fit, oiled and cared for. He had no hand gun wherever that i'll see, yet I had realized to not be too trusting. After it slow he started to speak back, and his reviews have been prying ones. the fewer I acknowledged the extra curious he turned, so i eventually stated, “I like drifting. by no means held to 1 activity too lengthy. I got here out California manner after a girl,” which used to be no less than partially actual, “but she took off with one other guy. instantaneously I’m simply seeing nation, yet I’m attempting to make a decision even if I should still try and trip up Virginia urban manner, or flip again and experience north to Oregon. I’ve by no means been to both position. ” “They ain’t a lot. Anyways,” he urged, “a guy must have eatin’ cash.

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