…Eagle arrived back at the lodge before Skunk.
He seized the Plover sisters and trampled on their bellies until little skunks lay scattered all about on the ground.
Then Eagle gathered up his belongings and left the lodge, taking the Plover sisters with him.
He hauled his things up to a cliff that was so precipitous no one would ever reach him.
Everybody recognised and respected Skunk’s power.
Eagle knew that Skunk would search for him in order to discharge his musk.
Skunk, eventually, reached home.
He saw his baby skunks lying about.
He noticed that all Eagle’s possessions and his wives were missing.
He sat down on the ground and wept.
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