The Great Cattle Trail

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Author: Edward S. Ellis (R.H. Jayne)
Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 54,519 / 160 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.8
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,377
Added to site: 2009.10.08
mnybks.net#: 25499
Origin: gutenberg.org

The first in the "Forest and Prairie Series" starts its hero, Avon Burnet, out on his adventures through the Lone Star State.

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Gently removing the hand of his wife, whom he loved as he did his life, the captain, holding his own gun in hand, began moving stealthily across the floor toward the fireplace. Had he been on his feet, he must have been observed by anyone in the position of the savage that had fired the shot which was so well-nigh fatal, but, while so close to the floor, he would not be seen by any Comanche unless he was quite close to the window.

The redskin might and might not be there: that risk must be taken, or the guns would have to be left alone for the time.

Mrs. Shirril was more disturbed than ever, for she knew as well as did her husband the risk he ran, but she knew, too, that, when he once decided to do a thing, it was idle to seek to restrain him.

The burning wood threw an illumination through the room which rendered any other light unnecessary, and the captain could not have been in clearer view had the midday sun been shining. Nevertheless he crept slowly forward, until i

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