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Demeas gets closer to finding what he’s been looking for.
The tracks crossed numerous roadways before heading into the nearby woods. It was obvious the man he pursued was not making it easy to be found. The weather through the rest of the day worsened. Snow fell heavier and winds caused drifts which threatened to cover the tracks. Demeas rode harder for fear of losing the trail as the tracks, in some places, were now covered by snow and wind driven drifts. The tracks had disappeared and Demeas was forced to rely on his instincts as a tracker. He had trusted them for years and they had failed him on rare occasions. After searching in every direction, he closed his eyes.
Which way would I go?
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