Eighteen hundred and forty nine, western Nebraska Territory, the crossing of the North Platte was rough. Jedidiah Bracket fell headfirst into the raging waters of the river and survived only to find himself surrounded by hostile Arapaho warriors.
One warrior wanted to kill him, but after discovering the mark of the Arapaho Lance on his back, he was taken back to their village. Jed was treated with respect and taught the passage of manhood into the Arapaho Lance Bearers by the one warrior that hated him most, Walking Horse. Taught the language and nursed back to health by Walking Horse’s woman, the beautiful Little Antelope, Jed had many trials to overcome.
A Native American Fiction full of adventure and romance. Great feats of the warlike Arapaho arise as Jedidiah Bracket faces obstacles and becomes the great Arapaho Warrior and Lance Bearer, Crow Killer.