Roughing It - Chapter X-XVIII Summary & Analysis

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Chapter X-XVIII Summary

The legend of Slade goes as follow: Slade was born and raised in Illinois but fled the state after he killed a man in a quarrel. He found work as a train-master for a while but soon got in a fight with a driver and shot him. Again, he fled the area and was forced to hide. While in hiding, he earned a reputation as a fierce and fearless fighter by taking on Indians. This reputation eventually earned him a job as an Overland agent at Julesburg. He got involved in a gun fight with the previous agent, a man named Jules; the latter recovered from his wounds but fled the scene to avoid Slade. As an agent, Slade tackled the disciplinary problems of his division with great energy and, in so doing, managed to restore it to a state of...

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