BEGINNINGS "A Season of Archery"

"The buck moved closer...40 yards now, and he raised the bow. He could count the tines and see the color change as the antlers went from dark brown to near ivory tips. It was 30 yards now, and he slowly began to inch his bow into shooting position. At 20 yards he began his draw as his eyes concentrated on a spot just behind the front leg. His mind burned an imaginary bull's-eye on the deer as the string began to slip from his fingers..."