He couldn’t believe it, alone at last. It seemed someone was always around. Lancer was 100,000 acres, why was it so hard to get away from people?
Johnny dismounted and ground tied Barranca, “Enjoy” he patted the golden rump.
He left a trail of clothes as he walked to the water’s edge. The cool air felt good on his bare skin. Johnny took a deep breath and jumped into the cold water.
After his swim Johnny found a sunny spot to lay down and dry off. It felt good being alone but something was missing.
He missed his brother.