If I'd punched an Indian in the face, then he would have spent days plotting his revenge. And I imagined that white guys would also want revenge after getting punched in the ace. So I figured Roger was going to run me over with a farm tractor or combine or grain truck or a runaway pig
"completely confused and terrified
"Did he hit you?" "Not even after you hit him?" "And he's a big guy?"
"Grandma," "I punched this big guy in the face. And he just walked away. And now I'm afraid he's going to kill me." "No, not at all," "Nope." "Gigantic. I bet he could take Rowdy down."
"I think he respects you" . This giant boy is the alpha male of the school, and you're the new dog, so he pushed you around a bit to see how tough you are."