Charles Montgomery Skinner (1852-1907) was an American writer who published myths and legends collection books. His dream was to make American folklore heritage more glorious. Skinner worked in a wide range of genres, he worked as a journalist and a playwright.
This short story by Skinner is set in 1786 and it tells us about Colonel Clarke — a commander of a garrison who finds himself in a difficult situation which includes Indians seeking bloodshed. How Colonel Clarke will cope with this situation?