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"Blood Meridian" (1985), a Western novel by Cormac McCarthy. Use with the [cormac-mccarthy] tag.

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Why are the gang afraid of helping the Judge kill a horse for food?

There is a scene in Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian where the Judge needs someone to hold a horse (this is chapter XV, page 229 in my edition) while the Judge dispatches it so it may be eaten. The ex-...
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Is Blevins in All the Pretty Horses the modern-day version of Blood Meridian's The Kid?

Both The Kid and Blevins are not evil but at the same time extremely dangerous young men (of roughly the same age) on their own due to the death of their fathers. It seems pretty likely that if ...
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