Lonesome Dove - Part 1: Chapters 10-12 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1: Chapters 10-12 Summary

Newt`s concept of time changes as soon as they cross the border. Having heard tales from Gus and the Captain for years, he assumes there is more to Mexico than unending emptiness. They ride for two hours before seeing the first small herd of cattle, but having promised Wilbarger forty horses, they continue. Dish is almost sober by the time they come across Pedro Flores's main camp. Flores was a mean Mexican who held onto and added to his kingdom of riches for forty years. Deets is the first to hear singing coming from over the ridge and comes back to warn them. Call figures it's best if they split up. He sends Jake, Pea Eye, and Dish with Gus to get the horses, and tells Gus that he and Deets will look after the wranglers. He forgets...

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