Retold by T. P. Yatt for beginner students of English. 1757 - Lake Ontario, North America. A second adventure with the scout, Hawk-eye, and his friend, Chingachgook. Mabel Dunham arrives at the English fort. Three men fall in love with her - an English officer, the captain of a ship and Hawk-eye. Then Mabel hears the terrible news. There are spies in the fort. The French army and their Indian fighters are coming.