I couldn't be sure, but it seemed to me as though something had moved behind the big rock above me on the hill. I held still and listened ...Nothing.
Then...just as the uneasiness subsided, there was a rattle of pebbles, the scrape of a foot. I whirled with a gasp of surprise and fright at the stranger confronting me. His dark eyes were angry and wary at the same time. His hand...more incredible still...grasped a naked knife.
I screamed and turned to run, but it was too late...
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