By Edgar Rice Burroughs

ISBN-10: 0441644856

ISBN-13: 9780441644858

On Caprona, the Land that point Forgot, the entire world's savage prior nonetheless lived. the following have been dinosaurs and flying reptiles, the following have been the main primitive of cavemen and the final of the Bronze Age barbarians. yet there has been yet one more mystery that the claws and fangs and sharp-edged spears guarded such a lot of all.

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Then Brady spoke again in an almost inaudible voice. " Bradley, always cool almost to indifference in the face of danger, felt a strange, creeping sensation run over his flesh, as slowly, not a hundred feet above them, the thing flapped itself across the sky, its huge, round eyes glaring down upon them. And until it disappeared over the tops of the trees of a near-by wood the five men stood as though paralyzed, their eyes never leaving the weird shape; nor never one of them appearing to recall that he grasped a loaded rifle in his hands.

From this he judged that they were human, and being human, he knew that they could have no natural wings--for who had ever seen a human being so adorned! Therefore their wings must be mechanical. Thus Bradley reasoned-- thus most of us reason; not by what might be possible; but by what has fallen within the range of our experience. What he heard them say was to the effect that having covered half the distance the burden would now be transferred from one to the other. Bradley wondered how the exchange was to be accomplished.

He may be feeding now," suggested Bradley. "We'll try to go around him. Can't waste ammunition. Won't last forever. " And he set off at right angles to their former course, hoping to avert a charge. They had taken a dozen steps, perhaps, when the thicket moved to the advance of the thing within it, the leafy branches parted, and the hideous head of a gigantic bear emerged. "Pick your trees," whispered Bradley. " The men looked about them. The bear took a couple of steps forward, still growling menacingly.

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