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The Way West (1955)

blanket draped around him. Tadlock caught the blackwet shimmer of gun steel, the tight arch of a bow. A mangy set but maybe mean, he thought, and rode straight at them until they pulled their horses up.
He stared at them, making his face as tight and blank as theirs. It stirred his pride to think, as he went from gaze to gaze, that he felt, not fear, but challenge, the heady, hard conflict of wills. He asked, "What you want?"
They were a long time answering. Never, he imagined, had they been received like this. They expected the pipe, the oratory, the soft courtesies that were the custom.
The Kaw with the blanket spoke. "Kill Injun." He pointed back, toward where Mack had dropped the Indian from the tree.
" Kill Injun, yes," Tadlock answered. "Injun steal, so kill Injun."
" Injun no steal."
" Injun steal. Heap dead."
" Injun love presents."
" No presents."
Tadlock saw thought working in their eyes. He saw what he supposed was disappointment rising from his refusal to make amends with gifts. Now was the time, he knew. Now was the danger. But still he felt no fear. Looking at this ill-fed, scrap-clothed crew, he felt power surging in him, power to bend them, power to treat them as he chose. It was as if, with one sweep of the hand, he could wipe them from the earth.
He caught the leader's gaze and stared it down. In the flush of certitude he said, "Getl" and hitched his

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