Swift Arrow, a lithe and willowy Indian, leaving the encampment of his fellow braves, is well on his journey when he is thrown from his horse and receives a broken leg and injuries from which he is disabled and lies helpless and alone. He is discovered by a ranchman and his daughter, who bathe his wounds and take him to their home, where he is restored to health and strength. In appreciation of this kindness to him he refuses to leave them, preferring to serve them and repay them if possible the debt so generously bestowed. The ranchman with the Indian is obliged to go away from his home for a few hours and, leaving his daughter in charge of the shack, he takes his departure. During their absence the home is attacked by a hostile band of Indians and after putting up a stiff fight, killing some and wounding others, the girl is carried off and kept captive in the Indian camp. Upon the return of the girl's father, Swift Arrow and their companions, they discover the scene of carnage and ...
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