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“I’m sure you’ve been to the fort often. What’s it like?” Rachel asked, breaking the silence between them. They hadn’t spoken most of the morning, each absorbed in their own thoughts. After burning the bodies of the Horner family, along with their wagon and possessions, Jake had tied the deceased family’s team of mules to the back of her wagon along with his mare. They’d wordlessly resumed their journey, stopping just before nightfall.
Rachel was puzzled by Jake’s uncharacteristic quiet behavior, so unlike the outspoken man she’d first met a month ago. He’d said he had things to sort out. Something told her it was best to leave him alone with his thoughts.
“I’ve only been to Fort Laramie once, a long time ago,” he finally answered. He chuckled, and shook his head. “And this area looks nothing like what I remember.”