Jonathan Banner and Pierre Falcon are sent on a special assignment from Fort Gannon to meet with Standing Bear. When the arrive, they meet Standing Bear's "adopted" daughter, blonde-haired blue-eyed Lucy Hastings, who was orphaned at a young age and has grown up in the tribe, knowing nothing else. Standing Bear wants her to return to the Fort. Lucy does not take kindly to becoming a "white woman," despite all the attention she receives from Roger Phipps, the visiting assistant to the governor, who wants to reintroduce Lucy to society by bringing her to Montreal. Young Eagle arrives at the fort, and threatens war if Lucy is not returned to him. Phipps attempts to leave with Lucy, but Banner stops him, causing a fight. The tribe arrives, and Lucy announces she wants to go back with Young Eagle. Phipps apologizes for his behavior. Written by
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