The Virginian and Trampas are close to the Canadian border delivering cattle and forced to wait at the remote Inn of the Weary Trapper for payment. While trying to locate the inn, they encounter four French trappers who say they have never heard of the inn. They find the inn which is managed by an ex-Canadian Louis Boissevain in exile and a his fiancé Suzanne Mayo who scammed Trampas several years earlier for a large amount of money. After a meal they retire to their room. The four trappers arrive but go to a shed with Louis to privately discuss their business. They have come to convince Louis to return to Canada to lead a new revolt of the Metis. Later, Trampas comes downstairs to talk to Suzanne. He learns she has gone to prison and lost her son to foster parents in Fargo. She asks Trampas to keep her secret. A man Sturdevant arrives and is followed by the trappers who take Trampas hostage. Trampas is able to warn The Virginian who escapes but Trampas is locked up. Sturdevant has ...
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During the last few minutes, a birch bark canoe is put back in the water, where the mountains of Canada are seen ahead - and high hills are seen to the right. On that right side near the top, is a very high white power line. At first glance, it seems to be a birch tree, but as it is in view several times for many seconds; horizontal, parallel white beams are easily seen near the top. The hydro tower rises far higher than any tree or structure that would have been present in that wilderness during that era. See more
[the traitor has been shot
We would lay our traps together. It would be months when we would see no one else. When I left Red River for the University, it was the first day since we were boys that we would not say good morning to each other on the next day.