" I supposed that I was the only one of the party left, unless it be my wife, and the speculations upon her fate almost set me mad. "
I'll focus on the human drama of the Indians' encounters with tourists in Yellowstone Park.
"I saw half a dozen guns leveled at me so I made myself small as I could.... Bang! bang! bang! then zip! zip! zip! went the balls, but none struck me."
What would it feel like to wake up in a wilderness with a lead slug embedded in your skull and remember watching your wife being dragged away by hostile Indians?
"Like a nuclear chain reaction, each attack breaks up a group of people yielding several dramatic stories."
A young woman watches in horror while Indians shoot her husband in the head.