By Brian Garfield, Kristoffer Tabori

After breaking unfastened from a sequence gang, the prisoners search safe haven within the desert.

Zach Provo observed the sunrise of the 20th century from contained in the partitions of Yuma's legal. After twenty-eight years on an Arizona chain gang, Provo seizes a chance to flee. He smashes one guard's face with a rock, takes his shotgun, and blows the opposite protect away. quickly the twenty-eight males of the chain gang are at the free. Provo sends such a lot of them into the wilderness to conceal, preserving again the 9 smartest fugitives. whereas the police hunt for the lads who ran, his team waits for dusk, hidden within the dust of a dry riverbed. At darkish they sneak again into Yuma.Escape was once basically the 1st a part of Zach Provo's plan. Now comes time to house the fellow who despatched him away - and the bloody vengeance of which he has dreamed for decades.

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Provo smashed the rock into the back of his head. It stunned the guard. He went to his knees, eyes losing focus. Provo jumped at him, rolled him over on his back away from the riot gun. Harrison was too dazed to fight, but his eyes showed his distress; sweat burst out in beads on his upper lip. ” Provo ignored it. He reached across Harrison to get the riot gun. Guard Johnson came in sight on the hilltop, looking to see what had stopped the marching line. Provo leveled the riot gun. ” But Johnson’s gun muzzle lifted.

But Cesar Menendez was already on top of Harrison, dragging the next man after him on leg chains; Menendez had his thumbs against Harrison’s eyes and his knee in Harrison’s gut. Harrison tried to struggle—got his hands on Menendez’s wrists. The little Mexican batted them away with contemptuous indifference and went for the throat, thumbs against larynx. It only took a few seconds. Provo’s fiery eyes shifted from face to face. “They made a mistake, marching us this far out of Yuma to build their fucking road.

It stunned the guard. He went to his knees, eyes losing focus. Provo jumped at him, rolled him over on his back away from the riot gun. Harrison was too dazed to fight, but his eyes showed his distress; sweat burst out in beads on his upper lip. ” Provo ignored it. He reached across Harrison to get the riot gun. Guard Johnson came in sight on the hilltop, looking to see what had stopped the marching line. Provo leveled the riot gun. ” But Johnson’s gun muzzle lifted. Provo pulled the trigger: the buckshot blast ripped into Johnson’s chest and exploded his heart.

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