Black Elk has traveled alone in the desert many times, but has never encountered this. The Shoshone warrior had an unwelcomed guest show up in his campsite, in the middle of the night, and now he is trapped. He can feel death at his side. Crowfoot somehow saved the grizzly cub from a horrible death. Fortunately for the cub, its mother has found them. Unfortunately for Crowfoot, she thinks her cub is in danger. So now with a hungry cougar on one side and the massive bruin on the other, the young warrior wondersa]who will save him? All Badger wanted was to hunt. But after taking a nice buck high up on the mountain, he had to spend the night and now the wolves are hunting him.