leather strap. Two more warriors drag him to the garrison wall with Sevier and the others.
The Ridge and the Chief watch the mishap. Chief Watts turns to John as John moves Ridge’s horse back beside Talmidge.
Thank you, John. I am in debt.
Chief Watts turns to Ridge.
The soldier is brave. I wonder
why he fights for these greedy
The Ridge is solid in his answer.
It’s for the gold the politicians
pay him. With these people It’s
always about the money.
Chief Watts appears sad.
Life has no value for these whites.
both sides lost good people today
including innocent women and little
children. But I know them, before
they are satisfied there will be
more in this insane war against us.
The Ridge answers with remorse mixed with anger.
The white government wants this land.
They tell the soldiers and people we
are dangerous savages so they will
kill us and to seal the deal they pay
Chief Watts nods in agreement.