Yes, there was a creek inside another smaller canyon. Dominguez is sort of life a miniature Grand Canyon - you descend one layer of rocks, and enter into another one = 3 canyons inside each other.
Yes, Duchess has a long tongue, and like to lick me.
"No matter how big a guy might be, Nicky would take him on. You beat Nicky with fists, he comes back with a bat. You beat him with a knife, he comes back with a gun. And you beat him with a gun, you better kill him, because he’ll keep coming back and back until one of you is dead."