It had been several days since David Star Eagle had walked through the fort’s doors and gave himself up to the posse guards. The posse was satisfied with their captive and had released all the families from the schoolhouse and left the fort. Everything seemed to be “back to normal” in some ways, but for Janet and Jonas, things would never seem the same again.
“I can’t believe you did that. I”ll never be able to beat him that soon. He’s probably been around the fort like that hundreds of times. He knew every board and every break, like the back of his hand. How am I going to do that in a week? I’ll be embarrassed in front of the others all over again,” Jonas complained to his sister.
Summary: The story of twins, Janet and Jonas, in the wild west of
Wyoming in the 1880s. They must learn the true meaning of courage
as their family is faced with the dangers of a Pawnee uprising and the
violence that follows. The twins will learn that it takes love,
forgiveness, and faith to truly be courageous. The story captures
the adventure, heartache, and true courage that came as families of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints settled in the outskirts of the West.