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Demeas gets closer to his quarry as part 3 of “Restoration” continues.
He decided and opened his eyes and with a click of his tongue his horse moved forward. Several times he backtracked and found what he was looking for. He gave a prayer of thanksgiving as he almost missed the barely visible tracks. Then he saw a second set of tracks parallel to those of the horse. They belonged to a man.
The thrown shoe must be causing a problem. Perhaps the horse has gone lame. This will slow him down.
His horse jerked her head, her ears moved about as if trying to isolate a sound, something Demeas could not hear.
“What do you hear, girl?”
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