The Southern Blade Author:Shirley Wolford, Nelson Wolford "Get the girl--she's coming with us!" Lieutenant Sawling commanded. But all six of his men had suddenly stopped in their tracks, silent. — Sergeant Frist finally spoke. "No, Lieutenant-- she'd only be in the way." — "It's my job to see we don't become prisoners again," the Lieutenant corrected. "N... more »ow get the girl!"
"Lieutenant," Frist said plaintively. "Takin' a woman--"
"I don't like taking a woman any more than the rest of you," Lieutenant Sawling snapped. "And I'll kill any man who tries to touch her." He paused, slowly raising his derringer to emphasize his words. "But I'll also kill the man who tries to stop me from taking her."« less