"The Apache refused to be dealt with in any civilized manner. Whereas history proved to the Spaniard that all Indios could be reasonably subdued, and eventually civilized, the Apache was a frustrating enigma. When the Spaniards took Apaches as slaves, they retaliated by taking Spaniards as slaves! Unthinkable! When the Mexican soldiers used lances upon them, the Apaches adopted lances, using them with more imaginative cruelty than the soldiers..."
"Peace is a condition our souls can live with only if our souls and minds are free. Unless you will buy peace for your body with the most violent of war: murder of your soul."
"Watch for me on the Mountain"
A Novel of Geronimo and the Apache Nation
by Forrest Carter, 1978