Follow the River Themes

James Alexander Thom
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Love

Mary's love for her husband, William, is the only thing that keeps her going through many of her trials. As she is faced with the daunting proposition from Chief Wildcat - to live with him as his squaw - she knows that her life among the Indians would be better for her as Wildcat's squaw than as just another of the captives. She also realizes that she would have the opportunity to keep her children with her as Wildcat's woman. Yet Mary's love for Will overrides that desire for momentary security and she turns down the offer. As Mary considers her options, she knows only that she wants to return to her husband. The reader must remember that Mary is going to be faced with the worst fear a mother can have - the loss of her three children. Despite that, she fights her way back home. In...

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