The world renowned, American epic Dances With Wolves is the eternal story of one man's search for his place in the world. Set in 1863, the novel follows Lieutenant John Dunbar on a magical and unpredictable journey from the ravages of the Civil War to the far reaches of the imperiled... read more
John Dunbar, a disillusioned Union soldier, is posted at remote Ft. Sedgewick. There he finds the solitude and peace he was searching for, but he also finds something more. He finds the missing piece of himself that he lost so long ago in a war that started long before the one between the... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
John Dunbar, a disillusioned Union soldier, is posted at remote Ft. Sedgewick. There he finds the solitude and peace he was searching for, but he also finds something more. He finds the missing piece of himself that he lost so long ago in a war that started long before the one between the North and South. Dunbar, in the desolate expanse of the Plains, finds the real meaning of friendship, of love, of hope.
“I am nothing.”Stands with a Fist after her husband is killed.
“He is gone now, but you are not. Time is moving and you are moving with it, even if you go unhappily. Things will be happening.”Kicking Bird to Stands With a Fist about her husband.
“Whatever God may be, I thank God for this day.”Lt. Dunbar in prayer, after waking in the temporary camp.
“It would be good if you make talk with Stands With a Fist while I'm gone. You should do this in my lodge so that my family can see. I want them to know you while I'm gone and I want you to know them. I will feel better to know that you are looking after my family while I'm away. ----”Kicking Bird to Dances With Wolves when leaving on a raid.
“There are many trails in this life, but the one that matters most, few men are able to walk ... even Comanche men. It is the trail of a true human being. I think you are on this trail. It is a good thing for me to see. It is good for my heart.”Kicking Bird to Dances With Wolves, to show the pride he felt.
“The one called Loo Ten Nant is not here. In this lodge they will only find a Comanche warrior, a good Comanche warrior and his wife.”Ten Bears to Dances With Wolves, remarking about Dances With Wolves' leaving.
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