The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
before it emptied into the Sojar Az. Then I continued in
a southerly direction along the coast toward the village
of Thuria, where I hoped to find Goork and deliver to
him my credentials.
I had progressed no great distance from the mouth of
the river when I discerned, lying some distance at sea,
a great island. This I assumed to be the stronghold of
Hooja, nor did I doubt that upon it even now was Dian.
The way was most difficult, since shortly after leaving
the river I encountered lofty cliffs split by numerous
long, narrow fiords, each of which necessitated a con-