When the Legends Die - Part 1, Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

Hal Borland
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Part 1, Chapter 10 Summary

Summer arrives and Tom resumes his life in harmony with nature. Tom runs across the she-bear and she has two cubs. Tom introduces himself as their Bear Brother. Tom makes friends with the squirrels, chipmunks and jays. These are his friends.

One day, while fishing, Tom sees a stranger, a man with a burro, stop at the pool where Tom had been fishing. The man is a gold prospector and Tom follows him and watches him pan for gold along the stream.

The next morning, Tom hears a gunshot and finds the man has shot the she-bear and one of the cubs. The man also is seriously injured, bleeding profusely from his arm and staggers down the mountain with his burro.

Tom finds the other male cub and takes it home with him and they become friends.

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