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CHAPTER XX - Marriage by Quetzalcoatl

He said, perhaps it would be painful to you, no? - to go to iltepec again - so soon after -'
How curious Cipriano was! He stated things as if they were mere bare facts with no emotional content at all. As for its being painful to Kate to go to Jamiltepec, that meant nothing to him.
`Lucky thing you were there that day, no?' he said. `They might have killed him. Very likely they would! Very likely! Awful, no?'
`They might have killed me too,' she said.
`Yes! Yes! They might!' he acquiesced.
Curious he was! With a sort of glaze of the ordinary world on top, and underneath a black volcano with hell knows what depths of lava. And talking half-abstractedly from his glazed, top self, the words came out small and quick, and he was always hesitating, and saying: No? It wasn't himself at all talking.
`What would you have done if they had killed Ramon?' she said, tentatively.
`I?' - He looked up at her in a black flare of apprehension. The volcano was rousing. `If they had killed him? -' His eyes took on that fixed glare of ferocity, staring her down.
`Would you have cared very much?' she said.
`I? Would I?' he repeated, and the black suspicious look came into his Indian eyes.
`Would it have meant very much to you?'
He still watched her with a glare of ferocity and suspicion.
`To me!' he said, and he pressed his hand against the buttons of his tunic. `To me Ramon is more than life. More than life.' His eyes seemed to glare and go sightless, as he said it, the ferocity melting in a strange blind, confiding glare, that seemed sightless, either looking inward, or out at the whole vast void of the cosmos, where no vision is left.
`More than anything?' she said.
`Yes!' he replied abstractedly, with a blind nod of the head.
Then abruptly he looked at her and said:
`You saved his life.'
By this he meant that therefore - But she could not understand the therefore.
She went to change, and they set off to Jamiltepec. Cipriano

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