The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Monster Men by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
we have been almost within sound of your voices.
What strange freak of fate sent you to us today?"
"We had about given up hope," replied her father,
"when Sing suggested to me that we cut across the highlands
that separate this valley from the one adjoining it
upon the northeast, where we should strike other tribes
and from them glean some clue to your whereabouts
in case your abductors had attempted to carry you back
to the sea by another route. This seemed likely in view
of the fact that we were assured by enemies of Muda
Saffir that you were not in his possession, and that
The Monster Men