A Short Passage from Chapter 17

 

It seemed as if this Comanche War would last forever, but I knew that it could not.  Being a war of attrition, it would end when the Comanche people had ceased to exist, for they were infinitely outnumbered, and we were slaying three or four of them for every one of us they killed.  It depressed me mightily to imagine the Comanche people‚Äôs becoming extinct, for, even though they are traditional enemies of the Lipans, I could remember when Mexicans and Tej...


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