A. following Captain Lyman into a trap.
B. the strange affair at “Camp Desolation.”
C. the shooting of an unarmed rider.
D. rebuffing Dunlap’s wise advice
Twain’s account of Colonel Rall’s speech (“full of gunpowder and glory”) is contrasted most vividly to the Marion Ranger’s collective remorse over C. the shooting of an unarmed rider.