White Fang learned rapidly the ways of the camp. He knew the injustice and greediness of the older dogs when meat or fish was thrown out to be eaten.
He never played and gambolled about with the other puppies of the camp. Lip-lip would not permit it.
The conference ended, Fontenelle sent a Delaware Indian of his party to conduct fifteen of the Blackfeet to the camp
of Captain Bonneville.
. For the first time, for many a long year past, he felt personally interested in a total stranger.
Rose was immediately sent out to hold a parley with them, and invite them to the camp
. They proved to be two scouts from the same band that had been tracked for some days past, and which was now encamped at some distance in the folds of the mountain.
Thus, before the first hint of the coming of gray day, camp
was broken, sled loaded, dogs harnessed, and the two men crouched waiting over the fire.
He guessed that the white man would return to his camp
; but should he have done otherwise it would be a simple matter to The Killer to trail a mounted man accompanied by another on foot.
"I think that the thing can be accomplished, for I was a guest of the raider's before I knew the nature of the man, and those at the camp
are not aware that I turned against him when I discovered his villainy.
All this time the camp
had had no sight of Sheeta, or Akut and the other great apes, though Tarzan had sometimes met them in the jungle as he hunted.
But, touching what you say of the river, we can take heed that we shall not have it at the back of us, for the prince hath now advanced to Salvatierra, and thence to Vittoria, so that if we come upon their camp
from the further side we can make good our retreat."
"Oh, it is really too late," said Count Orlov, looking at the camp
was at last completed, and on a Saturday afternoon all the heavier articles from the ship had been transported to it.