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Love On the Frontier

Novel By: jenlovestowrite
Westerns



Jena lives with her Pa, Ma, and younger brother Max. Everything was great until one day the Native American Indians we're getting too close for comfort. Jena is taken from her home by the Native American Indians, that's when her life truely begins and falls in love with Night-wolf. Jena, makes friends and enemies along the way. Jena learns a lot and tries to take it all in. View table of contents...


Chapters:

1 8 11 13 15 17 20 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29

Submitted:Apr 12, 2013    Reads: 59    Comments: 3    Likes: 0   


Chapter 1

JENA LIVES WITH HER PA, AND HER MA

PA IS TALL WITH BROWN HAIR, BLUE EYES, TAN SKIN, AND AVERAGE BUILD.

MA IS MEDIUM HEIGTH WITH BLOND HAIR WITH A BUN IN THE BACK, FAIR SKIN, AND BLUE EYES.

JENA ALSO HAS A YOUNGER BROTHER NAMED MAX

MAX HAS SANDY BLOND HAIR, BLUE EYES AND TAN SKIN.

MAX IS TWELVE YEARS OLD, JENA IS SEVENTEEN YEARS OLD

JENA IS MEDIUM HEIGTH HAS FAIR SKIN, SANDY BLOND HAIR, AND BLUE EYES

JENA IN HER SPARE TIME LIKES TO MAKE NEW CLOTHES, GO HORSE BACK RIDING AND SPEND TIME WITH

HER FAMILY

JENA HELPS WITH THE COOKING, CLEANING, WATERING THE CROPS, FEEDING THE CHICKENS. COLLECTING

THE EGGS, AND TAKING CARE OF THE HORSES.

IT'S A WARM SPRING DAY

THE SKY IS BLUE AND THERE ARE SOME WHITE CLOUDS ALSO IN THE SKY

JENA AND MAX ARE FISHING IN THE CREEK BEHIND THEIR HOUSE

MAX HAS A FISH ON THE OTHER END OF HIS POLE

"Jena, look I caught one! " yelled Max with a big smile upon his face. "Good Max, but it's not big enough for all of us. " said Jena with a disappointed look on her face. "Oh well, let's see you catch one then. " said Max with sarcasm in his voice. "I'm trying. " said Jena.

JUST THEN JENA GET'S A FISH ON THE END OF HER POLE

"Look Max, I caught one too! " said Jena with a big smile on her face. "Wow! He's a big one! " said Max with excitement. "Yes, come on let's go back. " said Jena looking over at Max. "Okay, said Max. " Good. " said Jena.

JENA AND MAX LEAVE THE CREEK AND WALK BACK TO THE HOUSE

JENA AND MAX GO INTO THE HOUSE

"Ma! " yells Max. "Well it looks like you two had good luck this time. " said Ma with excitement. "Yes we sure did. " said Max with more excitement in his voice. "Jena, help me with dinner. " Ma told her. "Okay Ma. " said Jena.

THAT NIGHT THEY HAVE A GOOD DINNER

IT'S WEDNESDAY AT ONE O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON

"Jena, could you take these clothes down to the water and wash them? " asked Ma. "Sure Ma. " said Jena.

JENA CARRIES THE BASKET OF CLOTHES AND THE WASH BOARD DOWN TO THE STREAM AND WASHES THEM

JENA CLEANS ONE GARMENT AT A TIME AND USES THE WASH BOARD AND SCRUBS THE GARMENT UP AND DOWN ON THE WASH BOARD AND THEN RINGS THE GARMENT OUT AND PUTS IT IN THE BASKET

WHEN JENA HAS FINISHED SHE CARRIES THE CLEAN CLOTHES BACK UP TO THE HOUSE

JENA HANGS EACH GARMENT ON THE CLOTHES LINE AND USES STICKS FOR CLOTHESPINS TO HOLD THEM UP ON THE LINE TO DRY IN THE WARM SUN

"Jena, when you're finished water the crops. " said Ma. "Yes, Ma. " says Jena. "Good. " said Ma.

JENA FINISHES PUTTING THE CLOTHES ON THE LINE AND THEN GETS SOME WATER OUT OF THE WELL AND

GOES AND WATERS THE CROPS

AFTER THREE TRIPS TO THE WELL JENA GETS DONE WITH WATERING THE CROPS

JENA SEE'S MAX OVER BY THE BARN

"Max let's go for a swim!" yells Jena. "You're on!" yells Max. "Good let's go." said Jena.

JENA AND MAX RUN DOWN TO THE LAKE

THE LAKE IS JUST TEN FEET FROM THE CREEK THE LAKE RUNS INTO THE CREEK

JENA PICKS UP MAX AND THROWS HIM INTO THE LAKE

"Huh!" yells Max.

THEN JENA JUMPS IN

"This is great!" yells Max. "Yes, it is." replied Jena.

MAX AND JENA START SPLASHING EACH OTHER

THEN JENA PUTS HER HAND ON MAX'S HEAD AND DUNKS HIM UNDER THE WATER

THEN LETS HIM GO TO COME BACK UP TO THE SURFACE

"Don't do that!" yells Max. "Alright I was just having fun." said Jena. "Sure." said Max.

JENA AND MAX STAY AT THE LAKE FOR ANOTHER TWENTY MINUTES AND THEN THEY WALK BACK TO THE HOME STEAD

MAX AND JENA GO INTO THE HOUSE

"You two get out, you're all wet!" yells Ma. "Sorry Ma." replied Max.

JENA AND MAX GO AND STAND IN THE SUN TO DRY

MA COMES OUT WITH TWO TOWELS

"Here dry off." said Ma. "Thank you." replied Jena. "Thank you." said Max. "Just dry off and Jena, could you run into town and get me some sugar and salt? " asked Ma. "Yes, Ma I'll take Sunshine. " said Jena. "Here's some money. " said Ma

holding out a couple of dollars. Jena, takes the money from her Ma. "Thanks. " replied Jena.

JENA GOES TO THE STABLE AND GETS SUNSHINE SADDLED AND READY TO GO

A FEW MINUTES LATER JENA GETS ON SUNSHINE AND RIDES OFF

JENA ARRIVES INTO TOWN

JENA GETS OFF SUNSHINE AND TIES HER TO THE POST JENA GOES INTO THE GENERAL STORE

CHARLES WORKS AT THE GENERAL STORE

CHARLES HAS SANDY BLOND HAIR, BLUE EYES, TAN SKIN, IS MEDIUM HEIGTH AND AVERAGE BUILD.

"Hi, Jena. " said Charles. "Hi Charles ." said Jena. "What can I do for you today? " asked Charles. "Well some sugar and salt. " said Jena. "How much sugar. " asked Charles. "One pound. " said Jena in a sweet voice.

CHARLES GOES OVER TO THE SHELF AND GETS THE SALT AND THEN HE GOES OVER TO THE SUGAR AND

WEIGHS IT ON THE SCALE

"All right that will be one dollar. " said Charles.

JENA HANDS HIM A DOLLAR

"Great have a great day. " said Charles. "You too bye. " said Jena as she turns to leave.

"Jena, wait! " yells Charles.

JENA TURNS AROUND TO FACE CHARLES

"What is it, Charles? " asked Jena. "Well there's the barn dance coming up, do you want to go with me? " asked Charles with a smile. "I'd love to. " said Jena with a smile in return. "Great meet you there? " said Charles. "Yes, I will be there. " said Jena. "Great well bye. " said Charles. "Bye. " said Jena.

JENA WALKS OUT OF THE GENERAL STORE

JENA GETS SUNSHINE AND GETS ON AND RIDES BACK HOME

JENA GETS BACK HOME AND GOES INSIDE THE STABLE TO PUT SUNSHINE AWAY

JENA THEN TAKES THE SUGAR AND SALT TO HER MA

JENA WALKS FROM THE STABLE TO THE HOUSE

JENA GOES INTO THE HOUSE

"Ma, here is the sugar and salt. " said Jena. "Thank you. " said Ma. "If you don't mind I'd like to go to bed. " said Jena. "What about dinner? " asked Ma. "I'm not hungry. " said Jena. "Wait a minute what did Charles say to you? " asked Ma. "He asked me to the barn dance. " said Jena with a smile on her face. "Okay. " said Ma.

JENA TURNS IN FOR THE NIGHT

Chapter 2

IT'S SIX O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING

JENA GETS UP, EATS BREAKFAST THEN GOES AND FEEDS THE CHICKEN. JENA MILKS THE COW, JENA GOES

INTO THE CHICKEN COOP AND COLLECTS THE EGGS. JENA GETS FIFTEEN EGGS AND THEN TAKES THEM TO

HER MA

INSIDE THE HOUSE

"Ma, here are the eggs. " said Jena. "Thank you. " said Ma. "You're welcome. " said Jena. "Jena can you get the horses ready? " asked Ma. "Sure. " said Jena. "I want to go into town to talk to your Pa. " said Ma. " All right give me ten minutes. " said Jena. " Good hurry. " said Ma. "Fine. " said Jena.

JENA GETS THE HORSES HOOKED UP TO THE WAGON

MA COMES TO GET INTO THE WAGON

"Jena, I will be back. " said Ma. "Yes, Ma. " said Jena.

MA TAKES OFF IN THE WAGON AND HEADS OVER TO WILLIAM

"Mary what are you doing here? " asked Pa. " I wanted to tell you the good news ". said Ma "What is it? " asked Pa with curiosity. "I'm pregnant. " said Ma with a big smile on her face. "I hope it's another boy. " said Pa. " So do I. " said Ma.

THEY HUG AND KISS

"Jena needs three dollars for some fabric to make a dress for the dance. " said Ma. "Well give it to her. " said Pa. " Thank you. " said Ma. "Let's ride back together. " said Pa. " Good. " said Ma.

MA AND PA GET IN THE WAGON AND HEAD FOR HOME

THEY ARRIVE BACK AT HOME

JENA RUNS OVER TO THEM

"Ma, Pa is everything all right? " asked Jena. "Of course we're having a baby! " yells Pa with excitement. "That's wonderful! " yells Jena. "Really? " asked Ma. "Yes. " said Jena. "Jena here is three dollars to get you're fabric to make your dress. " said Pa. " Thank you both so much. " said Jena taking the money from her Pa's hand. "Come on Mary let's get you inside. " said Pa. " Okay. " said Ma. "Jena what are you standing around here for get in the wagon and go to town. " said Pa. "Right." said Jena.

JENA GETS IN THE WAGON AND RIDES INTO TOWN

JENA IS RIDING IN THE WAGON AND LOOKING AROUND

JENA SPOTS FIVE INDIANS

JENA KEEPS GOING

JENA DOESN'T SEE THEM ANYMORE

JENA ARRIVES INTO TOWN

JENA GOES INTO THE FABRIC STORE

"Jena! " calls out Laura. "Hi Laura. " said Jena. "How have you been. " asked Laura. "Good, how about you? " asked Jena. "Good, so what can I help you with? " asked Laura. "Fabric for the dance. " said Jena. "I have four choices. " said Laura. "Well let's have a look." asked Jena with excitement.

LAURA AND JENA LOOK AT THE FABRICS

LAURA SHOWS JENA A GREEN, RED, BLUE, AND YELLOW FABRIC

JENA MAKES A DECISION AND PICKS THE RED FABRIC

"Good choice, how much do you need? " asked Laura. "Four yards, well how much will that be?" asked Jena. "Let's see one dollar and fifty cents. " said Laura. "Here you go. " said Jena handing her the money. "Great here you go. " said Laura taking the money from Jena. "Thanks well bye. " said Jena taking her fabric in hand. "Bye. " said Laura.

JENA GOES OUT OF THE STORE

ABOUT TWENTY MINUTES PASS

JENA LOOKS AROUND AND SEE'S TEN INDIANS

JENA GOES A BIT FASTER

JENA RETURNS HOME

JENA PUTS THE HORSES AWAY

JENA GOES INSIDE THE HOUSE

"Pa! Ma! " yells Jena. " What is it Jena? " asked Pa. " I saw Indians! " said Jena with a quivering voice. " What oh no. " said Ma. " I saw five on the way into town, then I headed back here and there we're ten of them. " replied Jena. " Are you sure? " asked Pa. "Yes, I'm sure. " said Jena. " Just stay inside today. " said Pa. " May I start on my dress? " asked Jena. " Yes, great idea, go ahead. " said Pa.

JENA GOES UPSTAIRS TO HER ROOM

JENA GETS OUT SOME RED THREAD, SCISSORS, NEEDLE, AND SOME PINS

2 HOURS LATER

JENA HAS HER DRESS HALF WAY FINISHED

MA COMES UP TO HER ROOM WITH A TRAY OF FOOD

"Jena's here's some lunch. " said Ma. "Thank you, Ma. " said Jena. "Jena, that is a beautiful dress. " said Ma. "Thank you, Ma. " said Jena. "Well I'll let you keep working. " said Ma. "All right. " said Jena.

JENA IS DONE WITH THE DRESS A FEW HOURS LATER

WHEN PA WENT TO GO PICK UP MAX FROM SCHOOL HE SAW FIVE INDIANS ON HIS WAY HOME

IT'S TWO O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON

JENA'S MA COMES UP TO HER ROOM

"Jena, Pa saw Indians too. " replied Ma. "He did? " asked Jena with curiosity. "Yes, he wants us to just stay inside the house until tomorrow. " she told. "All right. " said Jena. "Do you want to help make dinner? " asked Ma. "Yes, Ma. " she said. "Good let's go. " said Ma.

MA AND JENA GO DOWNSTAIRS TO THE KITCHEN

A FEW HOURS LATER DINNER IS READY

ALL FOUR OF THEM SIT DOWN AND HAVE DINNER

"Max, what did you learn in school today? " asked Jena. "Not much. " replied Max. "I don't believe that. " said Jena with sarcasm. "We just went over math problems and history. " said Max. "See you did do something. " said Jena. "Jena, leave your brother alone. " said Ma in a stern voice. "Yes, Ma. " said Jena. "So Jena, the dance is tomorrow night? " asked Pa. " Yes, Pa. " replied Jena. " Good. " said Pa.

THEY FINISH EATING DINNER

JENA AND MA CLEAN OFF THE TABLE AND DO THE DISHES

IT'S EIGHT O'CLOCK AT NIGHT

JENA HEARS DRUMS CLOSE BY

"It must be the Indians. " said Pa. " They won't come here will they? " asked Ma with a quivery voice. "I got my guns ready. " replied Pa. " Good. " said Ma. "Don't worry get some rest. " said Pa. " Jena, go to bed. " said Ma. " Yes, Ma." said Jena.

JENA GOES UP TO HER ROOM

JENA LOOKS OUT THE WINDOW

JENA CAN SEE FIGURES IN THE DARK MOVING AROUND THE FIRE

JENA KNOWS IT MUST BE THE INDIANS

Chapter 3

IT IS NOW FRIDAY

AT SEVEN O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING

PA GOES OUT TO HAVE A LOOK AROUND OUTSIDE

PA TAKES THE WAGON AND RIDES AROUND

PA COMES BACK INSIDE THE HOUSE

"So what's going on? " asked Ma. "They left. " replied Pa. " Oh good. " said Ma. "They must of just stopped there for the night and moved on. " said Pa. " That's great news I'll go water the crops. " said Jena. "Good and I will go clean the stable. " said Pa. " I will start lunch. " said Ma. "Can you make some cookies today? " asked Max. "Sure that's a great idea. " replied Ma. "Great. " said Max with excitement.

JENA AND PA JUST COULDN'T WAIT TO GET OUT THE HOUSE AND DO SOMETHING ANYTHING

JENA GOES AND WATERS THE CROPS

IT'S TWELVE O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON

MA BRINGS OUT SANDWICHES, COOKIES AND LEMONADE

"This looks great. " said Pa looking at the food. "Thanks. " said Ma.

EVERYONE EATS

FIFTEEN MINUTES LATER THEY ALL GET BACK TO WORK

IT'S NOW FOUR O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON

JENA GOES IN THE STABLE AND TAKES A BATH IN A METAL TUB THAT IS FILLED WITH HOT WATER THAT HER

MA HAD OVER THE FIRE

TEN MINUTES LATER

JENA GETS OUT OF THE TUB AND DRIES HERSELF OFF WITH A TOWEL AND THEN GETS DRESSED

JENA GOES UP TO HER ROOM

JENA DOES HER HAIR AND MAKE UP

JENA IS GETTING READY FOR THE DANCE

IT'S NOW SIX O'CLOCK AT NIGHT

MA AND PA GET INTO THE WAGON AND THEN JENA AND MAX GET IN THE WAGON

THEY DRIVE TO TOWN FOR THE DANCE

TWENTY MINUTES LATER THEY ARRIVE AT THE DANCE

JENA IS WALKING AROUND

CHARLES SHOWS UP AND GOES OVER TO JENA

"You look beautiful. " said Charles. "Thank you and you look very handsome. " said Jena. "May I have this dance? " asked Charles extending his hand out. "Yes, you may. " replies Jena taking his hand in hers.

CHARLES AND JENA DANCE

"Let's get something to drink. " said Charles. "Great. " said Jena.

THEY BOTH GO OVER TO THE TABLE AND POUR PUNCH INTO THEIR CUPS

THEY ALSO HAVE A SLICE OF CAKE

MA GOES OVER TO JENA AND CHARLES

"Jena, it's time to go. " demanding Ma. "May I bring her home? " asked Charles. "Yes, that will be fine. " replies Ma. "I'll have her home by ten o'clock. " said Charles. "Thank you, Charles. " said Ma. "You're welcome. " said Charles.

MA GOES TO TELL PA THAT CHARLES WILL BE BRINGING JENA HOME

OVER WITH JENA AND CHARLES

"Thank you, Charles. " said Jena. "Well, you did do a lot of work on that dress, to go home now. " said Charles. "You noticed. "said Jena. "Of course I did. " said Charles. "Let's dance. " said Jena with a smile upon her face.

JENA AND CHARLES DANCE AND DANCE

IT'S NOW NINE-THIRTY AT NIGHT

CHARLES HELPS JENA INTO THE WAGON AND THEN HE GETS IN THEY HEAD FOR JENA'S HOUSE

IT TAKES THIRTY MINUTES TO GET TO HER HOUSE

IT IS NOW TEN O'CLOCK

AT JENA'S HOUSE

"Thank you, Charles. " said Jena. "You're welcome, maybe I'll see you tomorrow. " said Charles. "Okay, bye. " said Jena. "Bye. " said Charles.

CHARLES GETS DOWN FROM THE WAGON AND HELPS JENA DOWN FROM THE WAGON

JENA GOES INSIDE

JENA GOES UP TO HER ROOM AND GETS READY FOR BED

NEXT MORNING IT IS SATURDAY AT TEN O'CLOCK

JENA IS WATERING THE CROPS

PA GOES OVER TO JENA

"Jena, how was the rest of the dance? " asked Pa. " Great. " replied Jena with excitement. "So when are you going to see Charles again? " asked Pa. " Maybe today. " replied Jena. "Good why don't you go help your Ma with lunch. " said Pa. " Yes, sir. " said Jena.

JENA GOES INTO THE HOUSE AND HELPS HER MA WITH HE BREAD

IT'S TWELVE O'CLOCK NOON

PA, MA, JENA, AND MAX EAT LUNCH

IT IS NOW ONE O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON

JENA LOOKS OUT THE WINDOW

JENA LOOKS TO SEE WHO IS RIDING UP AND IT'S CHARLES

JENA GOES OUT OF THE HOUSE TO GREET HIM

"Hi Charles! " yelled Jena. "Hi, Jena how about going for a ride? " asked Charles. "Pa, would that be okay? " asked Jena. " Yes, go ride have a good time. " replied Pa. "Thanks. " said Jena with excitement.

JENA AND CHARLES GO TO THE STABLE AND GETS SUNSHINE OUT

CHARLES HELPS JENA GET A SADDLE ON AND THEN JENA GETS ON

CHARLES GETS ON HIS HORSE AND THEY BOTH GO HORSEBACK RIDING

THEY GO TO THE LAKE

THEY GET OFF THE HORSES AND SIT DOWN BY THE LAKE

"It sure is peaceful here. " said Jena. " It really is. " said Charles.

FIVE MINUTES PASS WITHOUT ANOTHER WORD SPOKEN

"Jena, will you go to the church dance with me? " asked Charles. "I'd love to. " replied Jena. "Great I'll pick you up this time, say five o'clock. " said Charles. "That would be great. " said Jena. "Good. " said Charles.

JENA AND CHARLES GET BACK ON THE HORSES AND RIDE BACK

THEY RIDE BACK TO JENA'S PARENTS HOUSE

BACK AT JENA'S PARENTS HOUSE

CHARLES GETS OFF HIS HORSE AND GOES AND HELPS JENA OFF HER HORSE

"Thank you, Charles. " said Jena. "You're welcome. " said Charles. "What are you doing tomorrow? " asked Jena. "Let's see, working. " said Charles. "Right, what time do you get off? " asked Jena. "Two. " replied Charles. "Great, I will pack us a lunch and go to the lake for a picnic." said Jena. "That would be great, I will be here at two-thirty. " replied Charles. "Great, see you tomorrow. " said Jena. "Fine, well bye. " said Charles. "Bye. " said Jena.

CHARLES GETS ON HIS HORSE AND RIDES OFF

JENA TAKES SUNSHINE INTO THE STABLE AND TAKES THE SADDLE OFF AND BRUSHES SUNSHINE

TWENTY MINUTES LATER

JENA GOES INTO THE HOUSE

"Jena, when are you going to see Charles again? " asked Ma. "Tomorrow, I'm going to make us some lunch and go for a picnic. " replied Jena. "That's a great idea, what time will he be here? " asked Ma. "Charles, said he would be here at two-thirty. " said Jena. "Good. " said Ma. "What are you going to make? " asked Pa. " Fried chicken, lemonade, biscuits, and strawberry pie." said Jena. "You're going to kill a chicken? " asked Max. " Yes, you want to help? " asked Jena. "No thanks. " said Max. "Good. " replied Jena. " I will get the chicken, Jena, just get everything else done. " said Ma. "Are you sure? " asked Jena. "Yes, I will use some of the chicken to make soup. " said Ma. "All right thanks Ma. " said Jena. "Well, you better go pick some strawberries. " Right, I will be back. " said Jena. "All right. " said Ma.

JENA PICKS UP A PAIL AND GOES FOR A WALK TO FIND SOME STRAWBERRIES

THIRTY MINUTES LATER

JENA FINDS SOME STRAWBERRIES AND STARTS PICKING

TEN MINUTES LATER

JENA GET'S ENOUGH FOR THE PIE

JENA HEADS BACK HOME

THIRTY MINUTES LATER

JENA GOES INSIDE THE HOUSE

JENA STARTS MAKING THE PIE FOR TOMORROW'S PICNIC

IT'S SEVEN O'CLOCK

MA, PA, MAX AND JENA SIT DOWN AND HAVE DINNER

IT'S EIGHT O'CLOCK

JENA TURNS IN FOR THE NIGHT

Chapter 4

IT'S SEVEN O'CLOCK

JENA GET'S STARTED ON THE BISCUITS AND THE LEMONADE

MA IS WORKING ON THE CHICKEN

IT'S ONE O'CLOCK

JENA GETS DONE MAKING THE LUNCH

JENA PACKS IT ALL UP AND PUTS IT IN A BASKET

JENA GETS CLEANED UP AND PUTS ON A DRESS

IT'S TWO-THIRTY

CHARLES RIDES UP TO JENA'S HOUSE

CHARLES GETS OFF THE HORSE AND GOES TO THE DOOR

JENA OPENS THE DOOR

"You look great. " said Charles. "Thanks. " said Jena. "Well are you ready? " said Charles. "Yes, let me just get the basket and we can go. " replied Jena.

JENA GOES IN THE KITCHEN AND GRABS THE BASKET

"All right, hold this while I go get Sunshine ready. " said Jena. "All right. " said Charles.

JENA GOES INTO THE STABLE AND GETS SUNSHINE SADDLED AND READY TO GO

TEN MINUTES LATER

JENA GETS ON SUNSHINE AND THEN CHARLES HANDS JENA THE BASKET

CHARLES THEN GETS ON HIS HORSE AND THEY RIDE OFF

FORTY MINUTES LATER

THEY GET TO THE LAKE

CHARLES GETS OFF HIS HORSE AND PUTS OUT A BLANKET FOR THEM TO SIT ON

THEN CHARLES GOES OVER AND GETS THE BASKET OUT OF JENA'S HAND

THEN SETS IT ON THE BLANKET

CHARLES HELPS JENA OFF HER HORSE

CHARLES AND JENA WALK OVER TO THE BLANKET AND SIT DOWN

JENA OPENS THE BASKET AND PULLS OUT THE FRIED CHICKEN, BISCUITS, AND LEMONADE

"Wow, you really been busy. " said Charles. "Yes, I have been, but it's worth it. " said Jena. "Well we need to taste it and see. " said Charles. "All right. " said Jena.

THEY BOTH START EATING

FIFTY MINUTES LATER

"Well it was very good. " said Charles. "Thanks. "said Jena. "You're welcome. " said Charles. "Are you ready for desert? " asked Jena. "Yes, what do you have? " asked Charles.

JENA PULLS OUT THE STRAWBERRY PIE

"What do we have here? " asked Charles. "Well it's strawberry pie. " replied Jena. "My favorite." said Charles. "Really? " asked Jena. "Yes, how did you know? " asked Charles. "I didn't. " said Jena. "Oh. " said Charles.

JENA CUTS THE PIE AND THEY EACH HAVE A SLICE

IT'S FOUR O'CLOCK

"Well Jena, I need to head back. " said Charles. "All right. " said Jena.

JENA CLEANS UP AND PUTS THINGS BACK INTO THE BASKET

CHARLES HELPS JENA BACK ONTO HER HORSE AND HANDS HER THE BASKET

CHARLES PICKS UP THE BLANKET AND FOLDS IT AND PUTS IT ON HIS HORSE

CHARLES THEN GETS ON HIS HORSE

JENA AND CHARLES RIDE BACK TO JENA'S PARENTS HOUSE

"Thank you so much for lunch, I will see you soon. " said Charles. "All right, see you soon. " said Jena. "Bye. " said Charles. "Bye. " said Jena.

CHARLES RIDES OFF

JENA RIDES INTO THE STABLE TO PUT SUNSHINE AWAY

TWENTY MINUTES LATER

JENA GETS THE BASKET AND THEN WALKS INTO THE HOUSE

"So how did it go? " asked Ma. "Great. " replied Jena. "Good, Jena go water the crops and then you can go and clean the stable. " said Ma. "All right. " said Jena.

JENA GOES OUTSIDE AND GOES TO THE WELL AND FILLS UP TWO BUCKETS AND STARTS WATERING THE

CROPS

JENA STARTS AT THE TOP ROW OF THE CORN AND WORKS HER WAY DOWN

IT TAKES HER SIX TRIPS TO THE WELL

TWO HOURS LATER

JENA GETS DONE WATERING THE CROPS

JENA THEN GOES INTO THE STABLE

JENA GETS THE SHOVEL AND STARTS GETTING RID OF EVERYTHING THAT IS ON THE GROUND AND INTO THE

WHEELBURROW AND DUMPING IT OUTSIDE

JENA GETS IT ALL CLEAN AND PUTS NEW HAY ON THE GROUND FOR THE HORSES AND BETSY THE COW

IT TAKES JENA ONE HOUR TO CLEAN THE STABLE

MA COMES OUT TO SEE IF JENA IS FINISHED WITH HER CHORES

"Jena, are you finished? " asked Ma. "Yes. " replied Jena. "Good, I'll go get the hot water for your bath. " said Ma. "All right. " said Jena.

MA COMES BACK WITH THE HOT WATER

JENA GETS IN THE METAL TUB

MA POURS THE WATER ON JENA'S HEAD

"Here's a towel, some soap and a clean dress. " said Ma. "Thanks. " said Jena. "I will be back with more water. " said Ma. "All right. " said Jena.

MA LEAVES AND GOES BACK TO THE HOUSE

MA RETURNS TWO MORE TIMES WITH HOT WATER FOR JENA

TWENTY MINUTES LATER

JENA GETS OUT AND GETS DRESSED

JENA THEN GOES INTO THE HOUSE

THEY ALL SIT DOWN AND HAVE SUPPER

IT'S EIGHT O'CLOCK

JENA GOES TO BED

Chapter 5

IT'S SEVEN O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING

JENA GETS UP AND GETS DRESSED

JENA GOES DOWN THE LADDER FROM THE LOFT

"Jena, go take care of the chickens and get the eggs, for breakfast. " said Ma. "Yes, Ma." said Jena. "Good. " said Ma.

JENA GOES OUTSIDE AND GRABS SOME CHICKEN FEED SO SHE CAN GET THE EGGS EASIER

JENA GOES INTO THE CHICKEN COOP AND STARTS THROWING THE FEED DOWN AND ALMOST ALL THE

CHICKENS EAT

JENA THEN GOES AND COLLECTS THE EGGS

TEN MINUTES LATER

JENA GOES OUT OF THE CHICKEN COOP WITH TWELVE EGGS

JENA GOES BACK INTO THE HOUSE

"How many did you get, Jena? " asked Ma. "Twelve today. " replied Jena. "Well, what is wrong with those chickens? " asked Ma. "I'm not sure. " said Jena. "Well, that will have to do for now." said Ma. "Good. " said Jena. "Go get Max up and walk him to school today. " said Ma. "Yes, Ma." said Jena.

JENA GOES OVER TO MAX

"Max, it's time to go to school. " said Jena. "No, I don't want to go. " said Max. "Is there something going on at school? " asked Jena. "You wouldn't understand. " said Max. "Try to tell me I will listen Max. " said Jena. "Fine, there's this new boy at school he's a bully. " said Max. "What does he do to be a bully? " asked Jena. "He pushes us, tries to tell us what to do, and he stops us from having any fun. " said Max. "Get dressed I'm taking you to school today. " said Jena. "All right. " said Max. "Good. " said Jena.

MAX GETS READY FOR SCHOOL

TEN MINUTES LATER

MAX GOES TO THE TABLE

"Are you ready, Max? " asked Jena. "Yes. " said Max. "Good, let's go. " said Jena.

MAX AND JENA WALK TO THE SCHOOL

TWENTY MINUTES LATER

JENA NOTICES A BOY PUSHING THE CHILDREN AROUND AND THE TEACHER ISN'T AROUND TO SEE IT

"Max, stay here. " said Jena. "Wait. " said Max.

JENA DIDN'T HEAR MAX

"Hey! " yells Jena. "What do you want? " asked Ike. "I want you to stop bothering the children, they want to learn and not to be scared to come to school. " said Jena. "That's too bad I am here. " said Ike. "Why are you so mean to the other children? " asked Jena. "I am bigger than all the other children and I am ruler of the school. " said Ike. "Where is the teacher while all of this is going on? " asked Jena. "In the classroom. " said Ike. "Well we're just see about that. " said Jena.

JENA TAKES MAX TO THE CLASSROOM

"Hi Jena. " said Miss Megan. "Hello, I am concerned about the children's safety. " said Jena.. "Oh about Ike. " said Miss Megan. "Yes, I don't like how he treats the children. " said Jena. "What can I do, I'm just a teacher. " said Miss Megan. "Then talk to Ike's parents. " said Jena. "I did but they won't do anything about it. " said Miss Megan. "Then I'm sorry Max will be home schooled by me. " said Jena. "No, please if I lose one more child I will be out of a job. " replied Miss Megan. "That's not my problem is it? " asked Jena. "Please, I will try and get rid of Ike. " said Miss Megan. "How? " asked Jena. "I don't know. " said Miss Megan. "How old is he? " asked Jena. "He's your age. " said Miss Megan. "That's all I needed to know. " said Jena.

JENA TAKES MAX OUTSIDE

JENA GOES OVER TO IKE

"Ike? " asked Jena. "What? " asked Ike. "If you do anything to my brother Max you will get it. " said Jena. "Oh what are you going to do your just a girl. " said Ike. "Oh you don't want to see what I can do. " replied Jena.

IKE SLAPS JENA IN THE FACE

JENA JUST STOOD THERE AND TOOK IT

JENA TAKES A SWING AND HITS IKE IN THE NOSE

IKE'S NOSE STARTS BLEEDING

"Listen and listen good, if you I hear another child complain about you, I will be back. " said Jena.

IKE TURNS AROUND AND GOES HOME

"Jena, that was great. " said Max. "I don't think he'll be bothering you again. " said Jena. "Jena!" yells Miss Megan. "Yes? " asked Jena. "I've been wanting to do that for a long time, thank you. " said Miss Megan. "Sure, well Max have a great day, I will be back to pick you up after school. " said Jena. "Thanks. " said Max. "Bye. " said Jena. "Bye. " said Max.

JENA TURNS AND WALKS HOME

JENA SAYS A PRAYER TO ASK FOR FORGIVENESS FOR HITTING IKE

IT'S NINE-THIRTY

BACK AT THE HOMESTEAD

JENA WALKS INTO THE HOUSE

"Jena? " asked Ma. "Yes, Ma? " asked Jena. "What took you so long? " asked Ma. "Well Max had a problem at school. " said Jena. "Did you get the problem solved? " asked Ma. "Yes, right in the nose. " replied Jena. "You hit someone? " asked Ma. "Well he hit me first. " said Jena. "I don't believe it, was he younger than you? " asked Ma. "Same age as I. " replied Jena."Did Miss Megan see you do this? " asked Ma. "Yes, and boy was she pleased. " replied Jena. "Pleased, really? " asked Ma. "Yes, she said she's, been wanted to do that for a long time. " said Jena. "All right, well help me clean up the house. " said Ma. "All right and I prayed to God to forgive me for hitting Ike. " said Jena. " Well that was a good thing to do." said Ma.

MA AND JENA CLEAN UP THE HOUSE FROM TOP TO BOTTOM

LATER THAT DAY

IT'S TWO O'CLOCK

JENA GOES TO PICK UP MAX AT SCHOOL

SCHOOL GETS OUT

"Jena! " yells Max. "Hi Max! " yells Jena. "Are you alright? " asked Max. "I'm fine, how was school today? " asked Jena. "Much better without Ike. " replied Max. "Good, I'm glad. " said Jena. "I'm glad it's Friday. " said Max. "Me too. " said Jena. "The church social it tomorrow, are you going? " asked Max. "Yes, with Charles. " replied Jena. "All right, I'm going too. " said Max. "Good. " said Jena. "

MAX AND JENA START WALKING BACK TO THE HOUSE

WHILE JENA AND MAX ARE WALKING

JENA SEES FIVE INDIANS SPREAD OUT AMONG THE TREES

JENA PICKS UP THE PACE A LITTLE SO DOES MAX

TEN MINUTES LATER

JENA AND MAX GO INSIDE THE HOUSE

"Hi, Max. " said Ma. "Hi, Ma. " said Max. "How was school today? " asked Ma. "Great, Jena hit someone today. " said Max. "I heard. " said Ma. "Max, go and wash up. " said Jena. "All right. " said Max. "Jena, is something wrong? " asked Ma. "I saw five Indians spread out among the trees. " said Jena. "Oh no. " said Ma. " Yes, we better stay inside. " said Jena. " Good idea. " said Ma. " Yes. " said Jena. " Jena, does Max know? " asked Ma. " No, he didn't see them. " said Jena. " All right, well help me with dinner. " said Ma. " Sure. " said Jena.

JENA AND HER MA MAKE CHICKEN AND DUMPLING SOUP

THEY ALSO HAVE FRESH VEGETABLES FORM THE GARDEN AND JENA MAKES A FRESH CHERRY PIE

IT'S FOUR O'CLOCK

JENA SEES SOMEONE RIDING UP ON HORSE BACK

"It's Charles! " yells Jena.

JENA GOES OUTSIDE TO GREET HIM

"Jena! " yells Charles. "Hi. " said Jena. "I came to remind you of the dance social tomorrow night. " said Charles. "I remember five o'clock. " said Jena. "Right. " said Charles. "Have you seen any Indians? " asked Jena. "No, have you? " asked Charles. "Yes, when I was walking Max home from school today. " said Jena. "I'll keep my eyes open. " said Charles. "All right. " said Jena. "I will see you tomorrow. " said Charles. "See you tomorrow. " said Jena.

CHARLES RIDES OFF

JENA GOES BACK INSIDE THE HOUSE

"What did he want? " asked Ma. "Just to remind me about tomorrow. " said Jena. "Oh, all right." said Ma.

IT'S FIVE O'CLOCK

MA, PA, JENA, AND MAX SIT DOWN AND EAT SUPPER

LATER THAT NIGHT

IT'S NINE O'CLOCK

JENA GOES TO BED

Chapter 6

IT'S SEVEN O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING

JENA GETS UP AND GETS DRESSED

JENA GOES DOWNSTAIRS

"Jena, good morning. " said Ma. "Good morning. " said Jena. "How about going into town? " asked Ma. "All right. " said Jena. "Good, we're all go. " said Pa. " All right. " said Jena.

FIFTEEN MINUTES

THEY ALL GET INTO THE WAGON AND GO INTO TOWN

THIRTY MINUTES LATER

IN TOWN

PA HELPS MA OUT OF THE WAGON

MAX AND JENA JUMP OUT

"We need to go into the general store, you two stay here. " said Pa. " All right. " said Jena. "Is there anything you need, Jena? " asked Ma. "No, thanks. " replied Jena. "All right. " said Ma.

PA AND MA GO INTO THE GENERAL STORE

"Well this was fun. " said Max. "I'm sorry but what did you expect? " asked Jena. "Some candy or something. " said Max.

JENA LOOKS UP THE STREET

JENA SEES THREE MEN COMING UP FAST ON HORSES

THEY GET OF THE HORSES AND GO INTO THE GENERAL STORE

"Hi, Bill. " said Jesse. "Hi, Jesse. " said Pa. " We have Indians, everywhere I think they have our homes and town surrounded. " said Jesse. "How many Indians are we talking about? " asked Pa. " I would say at least twenty Indians. " replied Jesse. "Thank you. " said Pa. " We will have men with guns at the church social tonight. " said Jesse. "Good. " said Pa. " Well good day to you both. " said Jesse. "Good day. " said Ma.

PA AND MA COME OUT OF THE GENERAL STORE

THEY PUT THEIR THINGS INTO THE WAGON

"Come on, we need to go. " said Pa. " Pa, is everything all right? " asked Jena. "Fine. " said Pa. " I heard what Jesse said. " replied Jena. "We will take precaution, don't worry Jena. " said Pa. " All right. " said Jena. "Get in the wagon everyone. " said Pa.

THEY ALL GET INTO THE WAGON

THIRTY MINUTES LATER

THEY ARRIVE BACK AT THE HOMESTEAD

MA, PA, MAX AND JENA GET OUT OF THE WAGON

MA AND JENA GO INTO THE HOUSE

PA AND MAX GO PUT THE HORSES AWAY

LATER THAT DAY IT'S TWO O'CLOCK

"Jena? " asked Ma. "Yes, Ma? " asked Jena. "You better go take your bath. " said Ma. "All right." said Jena.

JENA GOES OUT TO THE STABLE AND MA BRINGS THE HOT WATER

TWENTY MINUTES LATER

JENA GETS OUT AND GETS DRESSED

JENA GOES INSIDE THE HOUSE AND FIXES HER HAIR AND MAKE UP

LATER THAT DAY

IT'S FOUR FORTY-FIVE IN THE AFTERNOON

"Jena, what time is Charles picking you up? " asked Ma. "In fifteen minutes. " said Jena. "Oh not long now. " said Ma.

FIFTEEN MINUTES LATER

CHARLES RIDES UP WITH HIS HORSE AND WAGON

JENA GOES TO GREET CHARLES

"Wow! You look great. " said Charles. " Thanks, wow you look very handsome. " replied Jena.

CHARLES HELPS JENA INTO THE WAGON

"Thanks. " said Jena. "Sure. " said Charles.

CHARLES GETS INTO THE WAGON AND TAKES THE REINS AND HEAD TO TOWN FOR THE CHURCH SOCIAL

IT'S FIVE-THIRTY

PEOPLE ARE STARTING TO ARRIVE AT THE CHURCH

CHARLES GETS DOWN FROM THE WAGON AND THEN HELPS JENA DOWN

CHARLES TAKES JENA'S HAND AND THEY WALK NEAR THE CHURCH

THEY HAVE A BAND PLAYING

CHARLES AND JENA LISTEN TO THE MUSIC

"Do you want to dance? " asked Charles. "Yes. " replied Jena. "Good. " said Charles.

JENA AND CHARLES START TO DANCE

TWENTY MINUTES LATER

"Let's get something to drink. " said Charles. "All right. " said Jena.

CHARLES GOES TO GET JENA SOMETHING TO DRINK

IKE GOES OVER TO JENA

"Hello. " said Ike. "What do you want? " asked Jena. "I want to say you got a great arm. " said Ike. "If your excuse me, I need to go find my date. " said Jena. "Oh your with someone? " asked Ike. "That's right. " said Jena. "I bet he's not a man like me. " said Ike. "Actually he's more of a man than your ever be. " replied Jena. "What is that supposed to mean? " asked Ike. "At least he doesn't go around hitting woman. " said Jena. "I'll show you what a man I can be. " said Ike.

IKE GRABS JENA AND KISSES HER

"Jerk! " yells Jena.

MAX GOES OVER TO JENA

"Ike, you're a jerk, keep your hands off my sister! " yells Max. "Thanks Max. " said Jena.

CHARLES GOES OVER TO JENA

"Are you all right? " asked Charles. "I'm fine. " said Jena. "Here's some punch. " said Charles. "Would you like some punch Ike? " asked Ike. "Sure. " said Ike. "All right. " said Charles.

CHARLES PUNCHES IKE IN THE NOSE

"Huh! " yells Ike. "That's for being a jerk! " yells Charles. "I will get you back for this, Charles! " yells Ike. "I'll be waiting. " said Charles.

IKE WALKS AWAY

"Are you sure you're all right? " asked Charles. "Yes, I'm fine. " said Jena. "Good. " said Charles.

IT'S EIGHT O'CLOCK

JENA AND CHARLES TAKE A WALK

"Jena, are you all right? " asked Charles. "Yes. " replied Jena. "Good. " said Charles.

CHARLES PUTS HIS ARMS AROUND JENA

THEN CHARLES LEANS IN AND KISSES JENA

JENA KISSES HIM BACK

IT WAS A VERY COMPASSINATE KISS

"How was that? " asked Charles. "Great. " said Jena.

CHARLES AND JENA KISS AGAIN

"Well, we better get back to the social. " said Charles. "All right. " said Jena.

CHARLES AND JENA GO BACK AND DANCE

LATER THAT NIGHT

IT'S TEN O'CLOCK

CHARLES IS TAKING JENA BACK TO HER PARENTS HOUSE

"I had a great time. " said Jena. "So did I. " said Charles. " Thanks again for standing up for me with Ike. " said Jena. " It was my pleasure. " said Charles.

THEY ARRIVE AT JENA'S PARENTS HOUSE

CHARLES GETS OUT OF THE WAGON AND THEN HELPS JENA DOWN

"Bye. " said Jena. "Bye. " said Charles.

JENA WALKS TOWARDS THE DOOR

"I will see you tomorrow. " said Charles. "What time? " asked Jena. "How about one o'clock? " asked Charles. "That would be great. " said Jena. "Let's have another picnic. " replied Charles. "Sure. " said Jena. "Great well see you tomorrow. " said Charles. "Bye. " said Jena.

JENA GOES INSIDE THE HOUSE

"Jena? " asked Ma. "Yes, Ma. " replied Jena. "When are you going to see Charles again? " asked Ma. "Tomorrow. " said Jena. "Good. " said Ma. "Well goodnight. " said Jena. "Goodnight. " said Ma.

JENA GOES UP TO THE LOFT AND CHANGES HER CLOTHES

JENA GOES TO SLEEP

Chapter 7

IT'S SEVEN O'CLOCK

JENA GETS UP AND GETS DRESSED

JENA GOES DOWN THE LADDER

"Jena? " asked Ma. "Yes, Ma? " asked Jena. "Go collect the eggs. " said Ma. "All right. " said Jena. "Good. " aid Ma.

JENA GOES OUTSIDE AND GOES TO THE CHICKEN COOP

JENA PICKS UP SOME CHICKEN FEED AND GIVES IT TO THE CHICKEN SO SHE CAN GET THE EGGS

TWENTY MINUTES LATER

JENA COLLECTS FIFTEEN EGGS

JENA GOES BACK INTO THE HOUSE

"How many eggs do you have today? " asked Ma. "Fifteen. " replied Jena. "Good. " said Ma.

JENA HELPS MA MAKE BREAKFAST

THIRTY MINUTES LATER

MA, PA, JENA AND MAX SIT DOWN AND HAVE BREAKFAST

ONE HOUR LATER

THEY ALL GET INTO THE WAGON AND THEY GO TO CHURCH

IT IS TEN O'CLOCK CHURCH GOT OUT

MA, PA, MAX AND JENA GET BACK INTO THE WAGON

THEY GO BACK TO THE HOMESTEAD

LATER THAT DAY

IT'S ONE O'CLOCK

JENA HAS THE BASKET OF FOOD READY

CHARLES RIDES UP

JENA AND CHARLES RIDE OFF TOWARDS THE LAKE

TWENTY MINUTES LATER

AT THE LAKE

CHARLES PUTS THE BLANKET DOWN

JENA PUTS THE BASKET DOWN

JENA TAKES THE FOOD OUT AND LAYS IT OUT ON THE BLANKET

"Jena, you really out did yourself this time. " said Charles. "Thanks. " said Jena. "Well let's

eat. " said Charles. "All right. " said Jena.

CHARLES AND JENA EAT

TWENTY MINUTES LATER

"How about going for a swim? " asked Charles. "No, thanks. " replied Jena. "Come on it will fun." said Charles. "Go on if you want to. " said Jena. " If you're not going than I'm not. " replied Charles. "Fine. " said Jena. " How about a ride then? " said Charles. "All right. " said Jena.

JENA GETS ON SUNSHINE

CHARLES GET ON HIS HORSE

JENA AND CHARLES GO FOR A RIDE

FIFTEEN MINUTES LATER

JENA SEE'S AND INDIAN BY A TREE

JENA STOPS THE HORSE

THE INDIAN GETS ON HIS HORSE AND RIDES OFF

CHARLES RIDES OVER NEXT TO JENA

"Jena, what is it? " asked Charles. "There was an Indian he got on his horse and rode off. " replied Jena. "Let's clean up the picnic and get out of here. " said Charles. "All right. " said Jena.

CHARLES AND JENA CLEAN UP THE PICNIC BLANKET AND THE BASKET

THEY BOTH GET ON THE HORSES AND RIDE BACK TO THE HOMESTEAD

IT'S THREE O'CLOCK

THEY BOTH GET TO THE HOMESTEAD

JENA'S PA IS OUTSIDE

"Jena, Charles, is everything all right? " asked Pa. "I saw another Indian Pa. " replied Jena. " Go inside the house. " said Pa. " Well Jena, I got to go, "I'll come by in a couple of days. " said Charles. "All right. " said Jena. " Bye. " said Charles. " Bye. " said Jena.

CHARLES LEAVES

"Jena, in the house. " said Pa. "All right. " said Jena.

JENA GOES INTO THE HOUSE

"Jena, can we play cards? " asked Max. "Yes. " replied Jena. "Oh right. " said Max.

JENA AND MAX GO UPSTAIRS AND PLAY CARDS

ONE HOUR LATER

JENA AND MAX GO BACK DOWNSTAIRS

"Jena? " asked Ma. "Yes, Ma? " "Pa, tells me you saw another Indian today. " said Ma. "Yes, that's right. " replied Jena. "I want you to stay close to home. " said Ma. "I plan on it. " said Jena. "Good. " said Ma. "At least not by myself. " said Jena. "Well of course not. Help me with dinner. " said Ma. "All right. " said Jena.

JENA HELPS HER MA WITH DINNER

TWO HOURS LATER

MA, PA, JENA, AND MAX SIT DOWN AND HAVE SUPPER

IT'S EIGHT O'CLOCK

JENA TURNS IN FOR THE NIGHT





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