The sheriff smiles and pushes John toward the deputy.
Put him in the cross bar hotel. He'll
Get what's comin to'em when he's
fetched to the stockade.
The deputy is pushing.
I think we otta do it now.
Pearl looks at Deputy Lynch as if he is stupid. He doesn't care about John, but Pearl knows his orders from the army.
Cain't, he's a big man, accordin to
the soldiers that want him. They
said he is the main Chief of the
Cherokee injuns or some such none
The deputy takes John's crude handcuffs off and pulls him through a doorway and into the hall of the jail.
John is suddenly shocked, he sees the body of a hanged Cherokee in the cell.
The deputy smiles a big green tooth smile. Lynch tries to hit John in the kidney. He is ready for him.
John dodges and takes a glancing blow. He hits Lynch in the face. John grabs the deputy's long greasy hair and slams his face into the bars.
Suddenly he hears a click in his ear. Pearl has just cocked his pistol while pointed at John's head. John stops waiting for the next move.
Deputy Lynch blurts out an insult while sporting a bloody face.
What's wrong Mr. Big? Ain't you