By Patty Wilber
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CALLIE’S STAR by Patty Wilber
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CHAPTER SEVENTEEN–BASE CAMP
“It sure took you guys long enough to get here,” said Luis.
Jeff shrugged. “We had a little trouble,” he said, making his voice sound important.
“Oh” said Luis, not really listening because he was bursting to say, “We saw the Outlaw!”
“You did?” said Callie and Jeff with almost the same voice. “Where?”
Luis pointed toward a low hill west of camp. “Right over there,” he said. “There were about fifteen mares and ten colts with him.”
“I can’t wait to see them,” said Callie, picturing them in her mind as a copper, black and orangish blur of sleek coats shimmering in the sun.
“It’ll be a couple of days, probably,” said Jeff, “‘Cause we’ve got to repair the corrals and then you never know how long it’ll take to find the herd, again.”
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