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...man on her left be shot down and began to really believe that she would make it! But then, the man left chasing her managed to urge his horse just fast enough to grab Jacinda with his arm and put her in front of him on his horse. All the while arrows had been whizzing past but they stopped. The man had a knife to her throat and so called out “If you continue to shoot at me anymore, I will not hesitate to slice this girl's throat! And I swear to you, my knife is quicker than your arrows!” After a while, when the man was sure the arrows had stopped flying, he backed up his horse until he was out of range and he quickly turned around to set his horse to a gallop. He still had the knife pressed against Jacinda's throat. The sun had fully risen now, but Jacinda's hopes seemed to have fallen with the moon. Now there appeared to be little chance of escape for doomed Jacinda.
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