The Deerslayer - Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14 Summary

Chingachgook wants to attempt the rescue mission and bargaining alone, but Deerslayer convinces him not to go alone. They decide to put all their belongings into the ark because it will be much easier to defend instead of the castle. When they are settled on the ark, two Iroquois, including the chief Rivenoak, approach them on a raft. Deerslayer shows them the chess piece. The negotiations are tense but finally the Iroquois agree to take the chess pieces in exchange for the two men.

Later that day, Hutter and Harry are brought to the ark. The exchange is made. Within minutes of regaining his freedom, Harry attempts to shoot at the departing Iroquois, but Deerslayer manages to stop him in time.

Chapter 14 Analysis

The exchange is accomplished. Harry, again, does not see the risk in attempting to get instant revenge on the Iroquois...

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