Handcuffed, John Grady Cole and Lacey Rawlins are driven north on their horses for three days. At night, they are manacled to their saddle stirrups and forced to sleep under one blanket this way. They arrive in Encantada, and, while sitting on a bench on the main street, John Grady gestures to two little girls, asking for cigarettes. Rawlins calls him a ladies' man and talks to him for the first time since their capture. John Grady and Rawlins start to argue. John Grady wants to get their problems out in the open and says they are there because of some lie. Rawlins retorts, "Or some truth." He reminds John Grady that he tried to reason with him (the implication is that he's referring to Alejandra). John Grady says some things aren't reasonable. Grudgingly, Rawlins says he has not quit John Grady. The little girls bring the cigarettes and ask if they are robbers. John Grady and Rawlins are taken to an adobe prison on the north end of town and find that Blevins
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