Red Prophet - Chapter 14: Tippy-Canoe Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14: Tippy-Canoe Summary

General Harrison tells Alvin Senior to stand with him and fire the first shot. Consumed with the loss of his sons, he loads a musket. Tenskwa-Tawa's followers stand in the meadow waiting, holding their children, husbands and wives, knowing their future and assured by Tenskwa-Tawa that their blood will not run in vain. Alvin Senior and the rest of the men fire again and again into the crowd. None of the Reds fight back or flee. They simply stand there, crowded together, and die - one layer at a time.

When Measure shows up and tells his father the truth, there is no shame that can match the shame they feel. Measure tells them that Harrison planned the whole thing. As proof, he shows them the moniker on the handkerchief used to gag him. The Prophet calls to Measure, but Measure won't walk on the...

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