Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.
Thinking he could breast his way through the conflict, Travis told the mercenaries that if they were dissatisfied with his command they could elect one of their own. The mercenaries promptly named Colonel Bowie to lead them.
For his part, Bowie threw a wild party, turning San Antonio into an animal house for the next several days. It was a disgraceful, stumble-drunk orgy of power and corn liquor.