After Montfort scampers away from th’ scene, we come nose ta’ nose with the Fort Worth Posse. Yeah, from what I’ve read an’ heard on ‘em they’ve got their reputation, but so do I and MY RANGER POSSE, an’ I’ll be damned if I don’t stand up fer justice an’ my sworn duty again, no matter who or what they are! When they came with their demands fer Erica‘s critter friend, my gut tells me to speak up an’ warn the Posse ‘bout startin’ a riot…but I balk an’ am steamin’ over my display o’ cowardice. I really don’t like bullies, and here I am lettin’ a whole team of ‘em swagger off with something that needs the protection I’m sworn to. They nailed it when they said ‘Heat Makes People Crazy,’ ‘cuz I’m boilin’ over and ready to intervene a’fore the Fort Worth Posse makes it off the premesis.
What I can’t forget, though, is that doin’ “what’s right” sometimes means doin’ nothin’ until the time is right. Hopefully, if’n that’s the case here, someone from the group points that out to me a’fore I get us all in trouble too heaped for our own good.
[Cody is still gathering his thoughts and checking his notes in order to write up his report, but the following is something he needs to get off his chest.]