Dean and the young man whose name was Lou Gibbons chatted about the day's ride.
To Gibbons, it had been a piece of cake.
"By the way," Gibbons said to Fred, "I saw the guy in the show-er—the one who gave me Corbin's reservation.
"You can't miss his campsite," Gibbons answered, "It's the only one without a tent set up on it—just a pile of gear on the ground.
Before Gibbons was out of sight, Dean slumped to the ground, with a look on his face that mirrored both of their disappointment that the man they were pursuing was now aware the two-man posse was closing in.