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Roland's mildly interested expression suddenly changed. His eyes shifted to a point over Eddie's left shoulder.
"DOWN!" he shouted.
Eddie didn't ask questions. His rage and confusion were wiped from his mind immediately. He dropped, and as he did, he saw the gunslinger's left hand blur down to his side. My God, he thought, still falling, he CAN'T be that fast, no one can be that fast, I'm not bad but Susannah makes me look slow and he makes Susannah look like a turtle trying to walk uphill on a piece of glass—

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There was forty feet between 'em when they stopped to make their play
And the swiftness of the ranger is still talked about today
Texas Red had not cleared leather, 'fore a bullet fairly ripped
And the ranger's aim was deadly with the big iron on his hip
Marty Robbins, "Big Iron"

Lord I never drew first but I drew first blood
Blaze of Glory by Bon Jovi

"Look, know this: twirlin' a gun never saved a man's life. There's only one thing you gotta learn. (Draws his gun and fires) Get it out fast! And then...put it...away...slow."
Dempsey Rae, Man Without A Star (1955).

"Your mouth moves fast enough. How about your gun?"
Teddy, Westworld


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