The story opens when a party of Indian trappers bring the news to the fur trader that a stranger, a white man, is hunting in their territory. Soon afterward the stranger, unaware that he is transgressing the traditional rights of the trader, is captured and brought to the post. Aurora, the trader's motherless daughter, has been raised to womanhood at the post and has associated with few people other than redskins. At her first meeting with the stranger she is deeply impressed. Their acquaintance soon ripens into love. The trader does not know exactly what to do with the poacher, and so holds him at the post. The stranger attempts to obtain a gun, some matches and a knife, that he may leave. His attempts are unsuccessful. The trader finally decides that the stranger's punishment shall consist of being turned out in the trackless forest without food or weapons. Aurora learns of her father's designs. To save the stranger she spirits a gun, knife and matches and gives them to the stranger...
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