McLintock was finally convinced, “Very well, Mr. Kidd, what is your plan?”
Ringo was happy to see Daisy, his first ‘Canine-Knight-of-the-Realm after her battle with Renegade the Wolf. He addressed her with her Spirit Name, “You are recovering Akecheta-Apenimon?”
“I feel much better, Sakima-Chaska-Heammawihio,” Daisy replied, “But, I think I am in a little trouble.”
“You and your friends will accompany me—now!”
The dogs were “in trouble,” yes they were.
Season VI, Chapter 8, Episode 31:
Ringo had already whispered his intentions to Chris & Boomer, and both agreed to his plan. They would inform Sarah Cooper of where and why Pepper-Cooper had “disappeared.” Ringo was planning a sort of “advanced degree for Knights of the Realm” curriculum for the dog-people [We’ll be devoting a series of special episodes just for this adventure]. Ringo and his “Canine-Knights-of-the-Realm” trotted off into the forest.
To allow Boomer, Chris & Larry to get some needed rest, we’ll let a full day pass before resuming our story…
The Man O’War Pub was different than the saloons of both Lake and Moosehead counties, The saloons generally didn’t open until at least 11:00 am, and they’d remain open almost all night; moreover, they didn’t serve food.
Mrs. James Byrne, Coleen to her closest friends, arrived at the pub around 3:00 am every morning to begin preparing a hearty breakfast for the fishermen (and any loggers in town) before their long days on the lake or in the forest. Jimmy Byrne would arrive at precisely at 4:00 am to unlock the doors and begin dispensing his famous Irish-Blend coffee and taking breakfast orders while Coleen prepared the breakfasts of cornmeal, eggs and fried potatoes.
Jimmy was wiping down the back bar during a short break from breakfast orders when his concentration on his task was interrupted, “Good morning Mr. Byrne, a couple of tins of coffee please.”
He turned around to see Jonathan Spenser and a young stranger standing at the bar, “Good morning Mr. Spenser, who’s this young fella?”
“Good morning, Mr. Byrne, My name’s Kidd. I’ve heard good things about the food served here, sir.”
And so the charming of Grand Marais had begun…
To be Continued…