Blood on the River - Chapters 9 - 10 Summary & Analysis

Elisa Carbone
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The servant boys are worried that they have traveled across the ocean just to be killed. They didn't expect the Natives to want to kill them. Samuel asks Capt. Smith how they will build a settlement if they have to win a war first. Smith responds that they have brought many items to trade, and all they need to do is find a place the Natives don't want. He says it's important that there isn't a war since they are so vastly outnumbered. However, Samuel still worries that the boys at the orphanage were right, and that they would all die.

The settlers open the box containing the names of their appointed leaders and instructions from the Virginia Company. The council will be made up of several gentlemen, but also Capt. Smith. The gentlemen object, saying he is a criminal. So this instruction...

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