A storm comes and Blevins is afraid of lightning and tells stories about his relatives who have been

A storm comes and Blevins is afraid of lightning and tells stories about his relatives who have been

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A storm comes and Blevins is afraid of lightning and tells stories about his relatives who have been  struck dead. He tries to outride the storm. John Grady and Rawlins find him the next morning, naked  except for undershorts. He has removed all of his clothes so that he is wearing no metal and will not  attract lightning. His horse and pistol are gone, and all his clothes, except one boot, have washed  away. In a dangerous and comic scene, the three boys recover the horse they find in a village. Water  becomes even more of a problem than it has been in the past, and the horses start to suffer. John  Grady and Rawlins split ways with Blevins, whose horse is stronger; Blevins tries to get the pursuers  to follow him. Finally, John Grady and Rawlins come upon grass that has been described to them as part of a  beautiful hacienda. The vaqueros, or cowboys, tending the cattle let them follow along, and the 
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