soldiers come in from outside the stockade gates until ten are gathered.
We're ready sir.
The major struts his authority.
Get the ten Indians.
The sergeant turns to his men.
Get ten bucks up here. Double
Ten soldiers grab ten Cherokee men at random from the crowd.
Line them up facing the prisoner.
The sergeant looks at his men to comply.
The ten Cherokee men are lined up firing squad style, facing the prisoner hanging on the wall.
Give the Indians your rifles.
The soldiers hesitate.
The soldiers give the Cherokee’ their rifles.
The stockade guards stand ready.
This is how it works. The Indians
will get in firing position. On the