Deerslayer tells the two girl s what has happened to their father and Hurry Harry

Deerslayer tells the two girl s what has happened to their father and Hurry Harry

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Deerslayer tells the two girl s what has happened to their father and Hurry Harry. He cautions them  to be patient until Chingachgook arrives this evening because there will then be one more defender  of the ark and castle. Although reluctant to discuss his mission with Chingachgook, Natty later  explains to the girls his reason for being at the lake. Chingachgook (Big Sarpent) is in love with Wah- ta!-Wah (Hist-oh!-Hist), who has been kidnapped by the Mingos, aided by the traitorous Delaware,  Briarthorn (Yocommon). The time for the rendezvous nears and Deerslayer, Judith, and Hetty take the ark on a zigzag course  along the lake in order to confuse and tire the Indians who are undoubtedly trying to follow their  movements. Luck is with them, and they arrive at the rock close to the agreed time. The seventh chapter provides Deerslayer with the critical test of his courage, and he comes rightly 
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