many rivers to cross Author:steve frazee Bush Gentry had seen the Cherokees leaping in their war dances, tearing with their teeth the scalps of settlers who had thought the land was theirs. — Gentry had seen them and Gentry still lived---and now he was plunging into Mingo territory. The Mingoes were even more notorious for their bloodlust; they would stay with a man till hell and gone, ... more »using a hundred tricks to make him think they had lost interest in him. Then they would strike, swiftly and silently.
But Bush Gentry didn't give a damn. He was, as he had always been, gripped by wanderlust. He had places to go, things to do. He had come barreling through everything that had ever been thrown at him--and a little thing like pushing through Mingo country for twenty treacherous days wasn't going to stop him.« less