A Crooked Trail

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Posted by She-Who-Is-Tracking-La-Longue-Carabine on April 07, 1998 at 12:16:21:

For some weeks I have been outlying on the trail of a certain English general. I have examined everything from bent twigs to bear droppings until my back is bent, my eyeballs are glazed, and my brain has turned to tapioca. I believed I would have to return to the Tribe in disgrace with no scalp attached to the stock of my trusty .380 semi-automatic.

Suddenly I struck on the trail of two people travelling together. I had followed it through thousands of fallen leaves of the Forest-Made-Into-Books, when I found under a rock a lost moccasin brightly patterned with quills and beads. I studied the pattern, and it said "Fire-eater".

I took the moccasin with me and continued to follow the trail, and soon I came upon another moccasin, much like the other, but the pattern told me it did not belong to a general at all, but to a BUTLER. Hugh!

A little farther down the trail, I found two more moccasins. One bore the legend "William", and the other was decorated with the sign "Walter".

I now have moccasins for four feet. The moccasin which says BUTLER can fit on either man, but to which man belongs the moccasin patterned "Fire-eater"? Who among the tribes can tell me the name of the English warrior the Indians have called Fire-eater?

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