It is mid-day, as filing up the pass, they reach the higher level of the Llano.
They were formed after the Tertiary rocks of the Llano were laid down.
The llano had appeared to them in its grandiose majesty, and a cry of delight had burst from breasts so long oppressed by fear.
Clouds of men from every point were sweeping across the llano toward the town.
On the llano fugitives and pursuers mingled as one in the human wave of confusion.
From there he beheld an overpowering force, advancing diagonally across the llano below.
They seemed to be moving northward, along the level meadows that stretched between the butte and the Llano Estacado.
As Carlos said this, he pointed to a number of ragged ridges that from the brow of the Llano Estacado jutted out into the plain.
On going back to his cave he had crossed a fresh trail coming in from the northern end of the Llano Estacado.
Not less brilliant fell those beams where no harvest was ever known—upon the wild plain of the Llano Estacado.