My mom sends her to torture me.
John smiles at Talmidge and they ride away. John slows and turns his horse back toward Quatie.
Talmidge stops and waits. He smiles and shakes his head.
John rides in front of Quatie.
Could I see you again?
Quatie smiles mischievously and gives a sexy nod.
John grins very big and rides on.
Quatie watches him go.
EXT. TRAIL TO OLD WILDERNESS TAVERN - LATE NIGHT
The Ridge and Sanders ride their horses on a well-worn forested trail toward a rustic wood sided wilderness tavern.
This tavern is Doublehead's second
home. He'll be here.
Sanders is reluctant.
I don't know, Ridge. The council
may be pushing this too fast.
John and Talmidge move near in the shadows.
Sanders thinks he hears a noise.
What was that?
The Ridge smiles.
Don't worry. It's Chief Watts