This story is set in the era of the American Civil War and covers the trials and tribulations affecting Mormon, native Shoshone and White Settlers.
Every day since Philip's funeral Abigail would wake Reilly in the morning, help bathe her, and help her to dress. After Abigail left, Reilly would sit on her chair and stare out the window. Her father would arrive later with a breakfast tray and eat with her. His gentle persuasions forced her to eat. They would talk about household things and Trevor would disappear until supper. Abigail would bring lunch on a tray and stay for company. It was another ploy to make sure Reilly would eat. Trevor would come at dinner and physically walk her downstairs to eat in the dining room.
This was the standard routine for these three days after the funeral. Feeling alone and especially griev...