The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells:|
"None escape," said one of them, advancing and peering.
"None escape," said I. "Therefore hear and do as I command."
They stood up, looking questioningly at one another.
"Stand there," said I.
I picked up the hatchets and swung them by their heads from
the sling of my arm; turned Montgomery over; picked up his revolver
still loaded in two chambers, and bending down to rummage,
found half-a-dozen cartridges in his pocket.
"Take him," said I, standing up again and pointing with the whip;
"take him, and carry him out and cast him into the sea."
They came forward, evidently still afraid of Montgomery,
The Island of Doctor Moreau