The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
"Hooja is upon the Island of Trees," he replied.
"Can you direct me to the cave so that I can find it
alone?" I asked.
He said he could, and in the strange yet explicit fash-
ion of the Pellucidarians he explained minutely how I
might reach the cave where he had been imprisoned,
and through the hole in its wall reach Dian.
I thought it best for but one of us to return, since two
could accomplish but little more than one and would
double the risk of discovery. In the meantime he could