On The Frontier
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:5/23/2010 - Kessinger Publishing, LLC
By: Bret Harte
"Wait," said Patterson, glancing towards the building. Its blank, shutterless windows revealed no inner light: a profound silence encompassed it. "Come quick," he whispered. Letting his grasp slip down to the unresisting hand of the stranger, he half-dragged, half-led him, brushing against the wall, into the open door of the deserted bar-room he had just quitted, locked the inner door, poured a glass of whiskey from a decanter, gave it to him, and then watched him drain it at a single draught.