Chapter 23 Summary

As Robert Jordan sees the crow fly into the tree, he tells Agustin to get down. He also signals to Anselmo, who is bringing more trees to camouflage the gun. He hears nothing and sees nothing, but Primitivo signals with his gun four times. He places his hand on Agustin’s shoulder to hold him back as four horsemen ride into view. The lead rider circles around the tracks in the snow made by Pablo’s horse. Then he points to the opening in the rocks where the gun is hidden.

Robert Jordan is tempted to shoot the four horsemen, but he knows there are probably others close behind these. He feels Agustin start to cough but suppress it. The four men ride off into the timber. Robert Jordan looks behind him to where Anselmo...

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