Red Hawk
Author: Don Fraser


He was a great Indian chief that was well known throughout the west, he was known by the Indians as well as the white man for his fierce hatred for the white devil, in a raid of his village the white soldiers burnt down his tee pee and killed his woman and son. He swore to avenge the cowardice of the white soldiers. If he should find them in battle, it would be a fight to the death. Red Hawk looked for a fight with the white man everywhere he went.

Then as years passed by, Red Hawk got to be an old drunken Indian. He was continually kicked out of saloons for trying to beg a drink, Then one day he was begging a stranger for a drink and the stranger pushed him to the floor and shouted, I aint gonna buy a drink for someone that my father killed their wife and kid in a raid of them bastards.

When Red Hawk heard that he became enraged, he got off of the floor and pulled out his long knife and stabbed the stranger through his heart, then he put the knife to his chest and with two hands he plunged it into his own heart, as he was lying next to the dead stranger, he said in a whisper, at last I have avenged you my woman and my son, now I can die in peace. I have killed that bastards son.


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Meri ( -- Tuesday, October 11 2011, 07:48 pm

Action! Yes!

Story with a twist. Red Hawk met the son of the man that killed his family. You never know who you're gonna run into in this world.

Every time I read your work, I can see a movie playing before my eyes. The imagination is something.

Lovely Don.
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