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Tiskelwah – Chapter 5

Chapter 5 – “A Frightful Trip” By: Shon Mountain Man Butler My name is Ruth and I cannot count the days that I have been walking and carried since my Ma and Pa were killed. My dress is filthy and my hair is tangled and I am sad that my…

Tiskelwah – Chapter 4

Chapter 4 – “A Man Named Butler” By: Shon Mountain Man Butler The giant stood there staring me down. Boggs hurried around me and went into the cave to the cook pot. I could smell some kind of meat boiling over the fire. My stomach was a turning inside out.…

Tiskelwah – Chapter 3

Chapter 3 – “Back from the Dead” By: Shon Mountain Man Butler The water was cold and rough. The log I grabbed beat me with every rock and rapid. I had bit off more than I could chew. I was going to die.  No, no I wasn’t. I had to…

Tiskelwah (River of the Fat Elk from Shawnee)

Introduction… This is the fictional story of Jeremiah “Catamount” Rogers a brave 17-year-old that goes into the Shawnee western Virginia and Ohio homelands after his family is slaughtered in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and his 12-year-old sister is carried away into Ohio to be adopted into a Shawnee family…

Tiskelwah – Chapter 1

Chapter 1: Long Way Down By: Shon Mountain Man Butler They had me or so I thought. I had taken a good cut across the top of the shoulder that tore my linen shirt. Those four Shawnees could sure shoot. The one had winged me with an arrow at a…

Tiskelwah – Chapter 2

Chapter 2: The Cold New By: Shon Mountain Man Butler Those four braves thought that I was done. I had left a blood trail that a blind man could follow. Even though I could hear them discussing my demise they were bright enough to not just come rushing in.  They…