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"Delaino Riodan galloped away on the horse he had just stolen from his grandfather, his uncle Beaux's words, "I'm going to kill you," still ringing in his ears. Where was Tucker? The man who raised him, a slave, his only friend Tucker, had told him his real father was still alive somewhere in the Indiana wilderness. They would try to find his father and escape Beaux Conlon's murderous wrath. In the bitter Christmas cold of a Maryland winter, they fled hoping to find a home and freedom in the Indiana wilderness. Delaino inherited the estate when his Grandfather passed, leaving Beaux penniless. The lurking menace of Beaux's pursuit and vows to kill them both hung over their heads on their flight, until their saga drew to a vicious conclusion at the end of the Oregon Trail. Boy and ex-slave growing up on a wagon train headed west toward manhood and freedom. The kind of manhood and freedom only the American frontier can forge"--

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