(Jessie May rides off)
Paladin: All right, Jondill. You can come out from behind the tent, now.
James: Well, if you knew--why'd you let him go?
Paladin: Well, if he's the one...he won't just keep running. He'll be out there someplace. And, with that fancy shotgun of his, I think. Besides...I didn't want to kill either one of you.
James: I guess you could have done it, too. Maybe I was wrong.