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Last of the Breed Themes

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Themes

Love and Hate

Mack loves his country and his people, the American Indians, and when he is captured, he feels this is not just an attack against his country, but also on him personally. The fact of being raised with the same values and traditions of his Indian ancestors, Mack feels the need to make Zamatev and Alekhin pay for the disrespect they have shown him. It was both his love of his country and his pride in his people that made him hate Zamatev and Alekhin. Mack is determined that if he does not kill them before he escapes from Siberia, he will return to kill both of them.

When Mack finally comes face to face with Alekhim alone in the taiga, he kills Alekhin and sends his scalp back to Zamatev as a promise that he will return for Zamatev's scalp as well. Although the story ends...

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