(Holden panics when Possum fetches out an ax. Paladin knocks the ax out of his hand, and Possum snatches up his gun and shoots Holden.)
Possum: Huh. Don't matter now if they hang me four times over. Now that I done the one thing I've been living to do. You gonna take me in?
Possum: Will ya read to me outa my books on the way in?
Paladin: Yeah. I'll read to you outa the books.