The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven Characters

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Adrian

Adrian appears in a few stories but figures prominently in "The Only Traffic Signal on the Reservation Don't Flash Red Anymore." In this story, he and Victor sit on their front porch and discuss how drinking has ruined so many members of the reservation and cut short the dreams of many Indian teenagers, like Victor, who aspired to play basketball.

Thomas Builds-the-Fire

Thomas Builds-the-Fire is a visionary and compulsive storyteller whom most people on the reservation ignore. He is a central figure in "A Drug Called Tradition," "This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona," and "The Trial of Thomas Builds-the-Fire." In the latter story, readers learn he once held the postmaster hostage with the idea of a gun. He is being tried for speaking the truth, after remaining silent for twenty years. During the trial he speaks in the "voice" of a young pony that survived...

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