Though carrying out more than twenty robberies that year, their identities were never guessed at, such was the strength of their disguises and the misdirected power of local gossip.
Jayne’s outfit was plain farmers wear, over which she wore a blanket in the Mexican fashion. An oversized Montero hat, pulled down low with a cloth wrapped around her face hid all but her eyes; the blanket hid the shape of her body. Lucy and William wore peasant labourers’ clothes, hats pulled down and fabrics hiding their features.
Fear spread faster than rumour, yet still not a shot had been fired.