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Killer's Kraal

Stories of Sheena, Queen of the Jungle

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Published: 1951
Language: English
Wordcount: 18,636 / 51 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,846
Added to site: 2007.05.15
mnybks.net#: 16937
More Info: en.wikipedia.org

Fierce and unswerving was the Jungle's allegiance to the wing-footed white goddess--all but Yamo Galagi, famed earth-shaker of the ancient Kalundas, who bowed to no law but his own insidious ju ju.

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sank back on his pillow. She stayed with him until he fell asleep, a smile still on his lips, his breathing deep and regular.

On the following morning he ate all that she gave him, and begged for more. When he had eaten enough for two men he sat up on the cot, pressing his head between the palms of his hands.

"No pain," he announced with a grin. "Good solid bone clean through."

"You remember what happened now?"

He was silent for a moment, frowning slightly; then: "Yes," he said. "My boys, six Lobitos, were cooking the evening meal. I was on this cot, and a drum--a big drum--was talking somewhere back in the jungle. I was nearly asleep, and it was some time later when I became aware of the quiet. The boys were not jabbering as usual. I went out, and there was not a man in sight. I shouted. Got no answer, and so I fired a few shots into the air. And then those fellows jumped me from behind. My gun was knocked from my hand, and they were all around me. The next thing I remember is se

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