I don't envy your position, sir.
General Scott is remorseful.
I hate inflicting this on these
people. However, my duty is
Sevier, passes by with eighty troops riding under his command. He is older now and wears the rank of colonel. Sevier raises his hand and salutes as they pass.
Sevier and the troops ride toward the hills.
General Scott and his captain watch them go.
There goes a brutal man.
Scott glances at him.
A necessary evil, captain.
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Quatie sits in a wing‑backed chair beside the front window.
She puts medication on her head, still dizzy and crying from her ordeal. She hears a noise and looks through the window.
Quatie sees Sevier and his men in her front yard. They guard twenty Cherokee on foot, under guard. Casteel is older now and wears the rank of Major.
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