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Love's Tentacles ~ 35.12.01
the spears of the warriors blocking his retreat into the cages Tarzan turned
to face the charging lions. If he fought one of the beasts he knew the
others would set upon him and tear him asunder. Sigreda saw his hopeless
plight and determined once more to carry through her resolve to die by
his side. To detract the lions from the girl, Tarzan ran toward the far
end of the arena, with the beasts in close pursuit. Then he hit upon a
shrewd stratagem, and ran up the ramp toward the horde of astonished spectators.
The weapons of Mengo's bodyguard were raised against him, but Tarzan leaped
suddenly from the incline. The lions continued onward, for now they spied
the savages and plunged into the close-packed throng. With frantic screams
the cannibals fled, but not before Mengo and several others had felt those
Tarzan rushed then to Sigreda and bore her from the deserted
arena in the wake of the scurrying blacks. Swiftly through the dark jungle
they traveled until next day, when they neared the Kingdom of Thalgaard,
the Viking maiden's home. Mistaking silence for shyness, Sigreda believed
Tarzan had saved her because he loved her, and her own love grew apace.
Now she threw her arms around him and whispered softly. "Today, my beloved,
we shall be wed."
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