Tamer of the Wild Author:Max Brand * The stranger, slowly staggering toward the Ware ranch, led a tall derelict of a horse. Both looked as if they'd just crept out of the depths of hell. — * There wasn't much to the man's face except the rags of beard that hung from it. His eyes were sunken like the hollows of a sun-bleached steer's skull. As he came closer you could see a pair... more » of fiercely gleaming flickers buried in each socket.
* Each step he took with his shuffling feet left a reddened blotch on the dry grass. "He's dying!" screamed Nancy Ware.
* these were the parched remains of Rory Michel, the man the savage Apaches were soon to find more powerful and terrifying than their war chief or medicine man!« less