The soldiers retreat near Casteel.
Sevier yells out orders.
Form up, men. We’ll break through
to the other side.
The soldiers form a charge line.
EXT. BLUFFS ABOVE SOLDIERS
The Ridge moves next to John Ross while he watches the battle. Ridge looks at John. John is dismal from all of the bloodshed.
He and Ridge see STAN WATIE, a Cherokee warrior and The Ridge’s brother move along a very narrow footpath on the side of the steep bluff.
Stan is a twentyish very stocky full blood. He cautiously steps forward and suddenly gunshots from below hit all around him causing Stan to slip on loose rocks and fall.
Sevier sits his horse facing the soldiers. He turns his horse toward the pass and draws his saber. Prince rides beside him.
Don’t stop till we get to the
other side and out of here.
(he hesitate for a
Sevier and his troops charge the pass.
EXT. BETWEEN THE STONE WALLS OF THE NARROW PASS
Stan lands in the narrow entrapment directly in the path of the charging soldiers.
The Ridge looks at his warriors then down at Sevier and his