In a civilized place, the widows don’t have much to say about who they marry. There’s too many running around without husbands. But here on the frontier, we’re at a premium. We can take who we want, though it’s not not such a bargain. The trouble is you men are all worn down pretty early in life.

— from Train Dreams by Denis Johnson

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