Marina Shabo "The Most Dangerous Game"
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"'...But sometimes I think sailors have an extra sense that tells them when they are in danger.Sometimes I think evil is a tangible thing-with wavelengths, just as sound and light have. An evil place can, so to speak, broadcast vibrations of evil."'
"He leaped upon the rail and balanced there, to get good balance. The cry was pinched off short as the blood warm waters of the Caribbean Sea closed over his head."
"He lifted the knocker and it creaked up stiffly as if it has never been used...the door opened...the first thing Rainsford's eyes discerned was the largest man he has ever seen...."'It's a very great pleasure and honor to welcome Mr. Samour Rainsford, the celebrated hunter, to my home."'
"'You'll find this game worth playing," the general said, enthusiastically. "your brain against mine. Its like outdoor chess!...[if you win] I will cheerfully acknowledge myself defeated if i don't find you by midnight on the third day..."'
"...The general was playing him! the general was saving him for another day's sport! the cossack was the cat;he was the mouse....he slid off the tree and struck again in the woods.''
"'Rainsford!" screamed the general. "How in God's name did you get here?" "Swam," said Rainsford....'"splendid one of us is to furnish are past."'
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