The troops instantly charge their strong cavalry mounts from hiding. They blast across the shallow river with sabers drawn. The troops drive head long into the busy village.
EXT. CHEROKEE VILLAGE
The village is caught completely by surprise and unprepared for battle. The soldiers move through the village shooting and slashing any Cherokee or Trader they see.
Doublehead fights a trooper with a saber defending himself with a spear pole. He knocks the soldier to the side and quickly looks around the are.
The village is being over completely overrun.
Doublehead quickly melts into the forest.
A small child is knocked to the side by a charging cavalry horse. His mother is slashed as she tries to stop the attack.
The Ridge smirks as the fight boils around him. He immediately kills a charging soldier that moves into the forest after Doublehead that is retreating over a small hill.
Ridge's men fight in a circle around him with guns, knives and/or tomahawks. A warrior trips the horse of a charging soldier and kills the downed trooper.
The Ridge calmly scans the area.
He sees two minor chiefs and a warrior killed near the council fire.
The Ridge yells out to his warriors while soldiers kill a British Trader behind him.
Let us go! We will fight them on
The Ridge and his warriors fight their way through the soldiers to their horses that are tied just inside the