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  • Jack Nicholson played a horsethief; Marlon Brando, a murderous Regulator hired by the ranchers to shoot thieves out of hand.

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  • Buffalo Hump had often found Kicking Wolf irritating, but there was no denying that he was a good horsethief.

    Comanche Moon

  • They might think they were rid of the great horsethief Kicking Wolf.

    Comanche Moon

  • That is why he spent so much time with Kicking Wolf, the great horsethief.

    Comanche Moon

  • That would be a simple thing, for a master horsethief such as Kicking Wolf.

    Comanche Moon

  • Kicking Wolf, of course, was still an active horsethief.

    Comanche Moon

  • Though Kicking Wolf had often annoyed him, it was clear that he was the best horsethief the tribe had ever produced.

    Comanche Moon

  • Later, when Slow Tree left the camp, Buffalo Hump sought out Kicking Wolf—the great horsethief had become discouraged since losing his friend Three Birds.

    Comanche Moon

  • Of course Kicking Wolf was already a famous horsethief, but stealing the Buffalo Horse would be a powerful act.

    Comanche Moon

  • Queta, too, had been a great horsethief; he was not very free with his secrets, but once, while drunk, he had mentioned to Kicking Wolf that the way to steal difficult horses was to approach them while they were pissing.

    Comanche Moon

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