By Tony Hillerman
3 males raid the playing on line casino run by way of the Ute kingdom after which disappear into the maze of canyons at the Utah-Arizona border. whilst the FBI, with its helicopters and high-tech gear, makes a speciality of a wounded deputy sheriff as a potential suspect, Navajo Tribal Police Sergeant Jim Chee and his longtime colleague, retired Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn, release an research in their personal. Chee sees a deadly flaw within the federal idea; Leaphorn sees exciting connections to the exploits of a mythical Ute bandit-hero. And jointly, they locate themselves stuck up within the so much confusing -- and lethal -- legal manhunt in their lives.
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So we’d think they abandoned the truck because they didn’t have any choice,” Chee said. 15/03/2008 19:54 Hillerman, Tony—Hunting Badger 40 of 135 file:///C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/Floop/Local%20Settings/Te... “Maybe. ” After another few hundred yards Dashee turned off the packed earth of the unimproved road into an even vaguer track. He rolled the patrol car down a slope into a place where humps of blown sand supported a growth of Mormon tea and a few scraggly junipers. “Here we are,” he said.
Leaphorn put down the phone, took his ballpoint pen, and tapped the computer mouse twice. The cranes and their gargling vanished—instantly replaced on the screen by text. Leaphorn leaned past the body and read: NOTICE: To anyone who might care, if such person exists, I declare 1 am about to close in appropriate fashion my wasted life. Fittingly, it ends with another betrayal. The sortie against the Ute Casino, which 1 foolishly believed would help finance our struggle against federal despotism, has served instead to finance only greed—and that at the needless cost of lives.
I didn’t really mean to ask you to do all that work. ” 15/03/2008 19:54 Hillerman, Tony—Hunting Badger 53 of 135 file:///C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/Floop/Local%20Settings/Te... “I was going to ask why you were at the hospital. ” “He’s better now,” she said. ” “I didn’t know Bai knew Eldon Timms,” Chee said. ” “Janet Pete told me,” Bernie said. “She was at the hospital. ” “Oh,” Chee said. Of course. Janet was a lawyer in the federal court public defender’s office. Bai was a Navajo. So was Janet, by her father’s name and her father’s blood if not by conditioning.