Fear in the Forest Author:Cateau De Leeuw "What's up? Indians comin'?" Abel laughed cruelly, and Daniel's mind was swept by unreasoning terror. Three years ago, Indians had come out of the woods, to burn the cabin in the clearing and scalp Daniel's father. Since then the orphan boy had been an unwelcome member of the Worder household. — His only chance to start life on his own was to ji... more »on one of the pack-horse trains carrying supplies to the string of forts General Wayne had built right up to Indian country. The drivers of the trains faced real danger: the trails led through the dense forests of Ohio, and the Indians grew bolder every day.
Daniel doubted that he could overcome his fear of the forest. But he would try for, as Polly said: "You can't enjoy anything if you let yourself be scairt all the time."« less