In the Brooding Wild

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Author: Ridgwell Cullum (Sidney Groves Burghard)
Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 53,520 / 156 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.7
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 761
Added to site: 2010.03.12
mnybks.net#: 26961
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Adventure, Romance

Two brothers, Ralph and Nick Westley, live alone in a hut in the midest of a great forest; they love each other with true brotherly devotion; they are men whose instincts have never been stirred by the world fancies. At length a trapper tells them of a beautiful woman, Ami-Sa, "Blue Sky," who dwells alone in the wilderness, a woman with skin as white as the lily, eyes burning blue. The brothers start in search of the woman, then begins a battle of elemental passions, with the great weird wood for background.

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the points of the poles sought the hard earth beneath the snow. They gained their way in spite of the storm, foot by foot, yard by yard. And, at short intervals, they paused and sent their cries hurtling upon the vicious wind. And to every cry came an answer, and every answer sounded nearer.

They were on the only open track in the valley, and both men knew that whoever was out in that storm must be somewhere upon it. Therefore they kept on.

"The line's gettin' heavy," said Nick presently.

"It's only a little further," replied Ralph.

"By the weight o' the line, I reckon ther' ain't more'n fifty feet more."

"Maybe it'll be 'nough."

And Ralph was right.

Ten yards further on they almost fell over a dark mass lying in the snow. It was a huddled heap, as of a creature striving to shut out the attack of the storm. It was the attitude of one whose heart quails with dread. It was the attitude of one, who, in possession of all his faculties and strength, lies down to di

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