Ride the Wind: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker and the Last Days of the Comanche - Part IV, Winter: Chapters 53 - 54 Summary & Analysis

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Part IV, Winter: Chapters 53 - 54 Summary

In December, one year after the raid of her village, Naduah and her family are starving. Hunting has been poor. Wanderer and the men are still going on hunting trips. Another raid of soldiers, attacks the women, children, and old men left in the village. Had Naduah not been hampered with saving fifteen-month-old Flower, her daughter, she might have eluded capture. The soldiers shoot at everyone as they try to cross the creek. The soldiers are later chagrined that they have only killed women, children, and old men. The soldiers have used the tracking skill of Chief Placido, the Tonkawa who killed Eagle, lost his family to Wanderer's rage, and vowed retribution. This is a day of celebration for him as he achieves his goal. The soldiers, getting a closer look at Naduah, realize that...

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