He subsequently helped them to formulate their own gunpowder using natural ingredients. Douglas Canfield described it as "a grotesque Bildungsroman in which we are denied access to the protagonist's consciousness almost entirely. Natural selection is an intensely amoral process. Each element controls and creates the other elements, just like the internal organs and meridians.
The judge is a massive, hairless, albino man who excels in shooting, languages, horsemanship, dancing, music, drawing, diplomacy, science and anything else he seems to put his mind to. They refuse to pay. It's not just Indians who are at risk; Glanton's gang has a habit of scalping Mexicans and even a few Americans.
He kept us in ignorance of our divine, spiritual origins, but the higher spiritual plane sent messengers to alert us to our true natures.
Ultimately, the Yumas take revenge on Glanton and his gang, attacking their encampment while most of the men are sleeping off their drunkenness.
The Kid, once thought to be on some sort of migratory movement to the West, has now completed a full circle and has returned to the place of his birth.