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Demeas finally finds who he’s looking for.
His horse laid her ears flat and her eyes opened wide. She jumped around, but Demeas calmed her by patting her neck.
“It’s all right, girl. Just calm down.”
She seemed to relax a little. He scanned the surrounding area for whatever spooked her.
After several minutes he shouted, “You might as well show yourself.” From his horse’s reaction he knew his quarry was near. “A lame horse won’t get you very far.”
“They had to send you,” replied a voice from the trees.
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