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Sunset Pass

or Running the Gauntlet Through Apache Land

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Author: Charles King
Published: 1890
Language: English
Wordcount: 30,995 / 92 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,241
Added to site: 2006.11.28
mnybks.net#: 15395
Genre: Western
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forward to grasp the captain's saddle, when a low exclamation was heard from that officer himself and, peering at him through the trees, the Mexican could see that he was eagerly pointing westward and calling Pike to his side. Instinctively Manuelito glanced over his shoulder and saw a sight that told him horse-thieving would not save his tawny hide; that told him their retreat was cut off, and their only hope now was in standing together. Back among the pines through which they had come; well upon the ridge, and not ten miles away, blazed an Indian signal fire. It was the Apache summons for a quick "gathering of the clans."

Now God help the bairnies in the wagon!

CHAPTER II.

MANUELITO'S TREACHERY.

All this time Darkey Jim had been sleeping soundly, wrapped in his blankets, with his feet to the fire. There was never an hour, day or night, when this lively African could not loll at full length, in sunshine or shade, and

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