John, I am Pastor Armstrong.
John gives him a weak smile.
Yes, I do very well pastor.
Pastor Armstrong is kind.
Some Christians in Little Rock have
opened their homes to us and their
cemetery at Mount Holly to give our
people a proper burial.
John is still grieved. He turns and looks at Talmidge.
Pastor Armstrong thank the people
for us. We’ll be along.
The pastor smiles and turns to the people around the grave sight.
Put your loved ones on my wagon
and I will arrange for proper
John and Talmidge nod. Talmidge goes about his business of getting the wagon loaded.
Pastor Armstrong shakes John’s hand and leaves to help Talmidge. John is sad as he watches the activity.
EXT. OPEN VALLEY TRAIL - DAY
Four thousand Cherokee arrive in a green valley in the new Indian Territory. Two wagons are left. A line of Cherokee stragglers walk behind the wagons near two bubbling springs.
SUB‑TITLE - TWO MONTHS LATER
The two wagons stop beside the springs. The people gather around. John walks past Moon. She reaches out and touches