Tadodaho was a horrible sight to the eye. His body was twisted, and he crawled across the ground. He had a limp, and I could see that his right foot had six toes. His hair was entwined with snakes and a mixture of mud and snakeskin covered his body. He spoke in a hissing voice, hor his tongue was that of a snakes. “W-s-ss-at are-s-s you-s-s s-ear for?”
“We have come to unite our tribes with peace.” said the peacemaker, this time clearly. “You do not need to live in evil. Together we would be one tribe.”
The Peacemaker told me to create a herbal cure for Tadodaho. I obeyed, and went out into the woods in search of ingredients. As I was gathering them, I hesitated. Why was I doing this for Tadodaho? He was the murderer of my family, the causer of my grief. Why would I be helping him? Yet I continued gathering herbs, and with this action, my anger at him disappeared.
Back where Tadodaho was, the Great Peacemaker made a speech. “Tadodaho has chosen to take over the evil that lives inside him and rise above. We shall give him this cure, and he must drink it twice every day. After three days shall we return, to see the curing of Tadodaho. It happened as he said. We returned, this time to see Tadodaho close to human. The Peacemaker placed his Hand over his chest, and screamed loudly. His voice echoed over the grounds. Tadodaho was now human. I looked at the Peacemaker.
“Tadodaho will now be an eagle, guardian to us all. When we see him standing a watch over us, we shall know that Peace is the new way.” I looked back at Tadodaho, but he wasn’t there. On top of a great white pine stood an eagle, screeching over the woods. I finally knew that together we were….