The Surrounded: Killing of Dave Quigley
Archilde has just witnessed his mother’s death and knows he will soon stand trial for the murder of the Game Warden. Elise takes matters into her own hands.
I decided this when we were lying up there on the hill. I said to myself that if Dave Quigley came for you I wouldn’t let him take you. I did it and don’t give a damn…I did it because it’s so good to be with you—the way we were on the hill— (295)
McNickle, D’Arcy. The Surrounded. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1936.