Raised by a loving family in a Ute village, Elk faces the challenges of predjudice within the camp and the yearning of his heart to see the rest of the world.
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Elaine Littau, author
Driven to escape his past and the demons who haunt him. Elk discovers a love he long thougt dead. Set against the rugged beauty of the Colorado Rockies of the 1800s, Elk's Resolve follows the travails and triumphs of Elk, the Wite Indian. Guided by the hand of God, he finds his true self and defeats the voices who demand his destruction. In Elk's Resolve, Book II of the Nan's Heritage Series, author Elaine Littau, depicts characters who struggle with hatred, depression, loss, and fear. Full of passion, heartbreak, romance, rivalry, and hope, Elk's Resolve, will fascinate you from the first page.
The whistle was low and familiar, Blue Bird responded with her own chirp and jumped to her feet. Her dear son was standing beside the fire with his arms outstretched.
"Little Mother, are you well?"
"Yes, my son, are you well?"
"Hey, Father Bear, will you greet your long-lost son?"
Strong Bear turned to see his grown son standing next to Blue Bird. "I wondered if you were but my imagination. It appears that I do have a grown son. How do you fare, young one?"
"I must go and see Morning Song. She will be glad to know that I am finally ready to begin our marriage. I have many horses prepared near the canyon." Elk said enthusiastically.
Bear shook his head sadly. "Morning Song cannot marry you."
"That is a harsh joke, my father."
"Tall Trees wed her a month ago." Strong Bear looked sorrowfully into his son's eyes. "Turtle did not want a White man as a son-in-law. He would not listen when I told him your heart was Ute."