The sea of grass

She returns after two years in a futile attempt to reconnect with them, who no longer recognize her. Brewton insists that Brock return to town and stand trial.

Lutie tells Sara Beth that she is glad that Brewton will have his daughter to love him.

Brewton warns her that the settlers will not last more than six months, due to some unforeseeable, but certain, circumstance. Louis, she consults a lawyer. In private, Brock confesses to his sister that he could not stand a trial because it would bring up the reason for the fight, and humiliate The sea of grass father.

During a card game, his opponent refers repeatedly to Brock only as "judge", referring to Chamberlain. He will preside over land disputes, which increase as the government encourages homesteading. Having lost their crop and baby, they are broken and concede the land to Brewton. Once Brock is bailed out of jail, he returns home and confesses the incident to his father and sister.

His pregnant wife goes into the fierce storm to help him inside and loses her baby. He explains how he had fought with Indians to run his cattle there and to make it fit for ranching. On his deathbed, he chides Brewton for driving Lutie away by his emotional distance.

Convinced that fighting would cause too much damage to her children, Lutie stays away. Brewton believes that Chamberlain will decide in favor of settlers on "his" land. Having read in the newspaper that Brock was on the run, Lutie returns by train to Salt Fork.

Brock decides to flee, and the sheriff pursues him with a posse. Fearful for his wheat crop, knowing its destruction would spell the ruin of his farm, the man goes out of the house with his rifle, planning to scare off the cattle. While planning to return to St. For years, Brock has endured taunts from townsfolk about his "real father," but the truth has never been acknowledged outright.

Lutie gives birth to a daughter, Sara Beth. Plot summary[ edit ] The film opens in St. She agrees to leave, but Brewton refuses to let her take the two children. As he arms himself and his men to ward off the settlers, Lutie pleads with him to reconsider.

Brock gets drawn into conflict and, when his opponent draws his pistol, Brock shoots him fatally in the stomach. When Lutie visits the settlers as they build their sod houseshe is surprised to see Chamberlain. The two have a discreet affair, and Lutie decides to return to Brewton.

Sara Beth visits her mother in her hotel room, warning her against trying to see Brewton and stirring up more trouble. She goes to Denver. When Brewton enters the cabin, he finds his son fatally shot. He is visiting the settlers because he had helped them file their claim on the land.

The Sea of Grass

She decides to keep traveling to San Francisco later that night. They argue in the abandoned sod house, where Brewton prepares his ammunition, and he gets Lutie to confess to the affair with Chamberlain.

Brewton tells Lutie that he had warned her the settlers faced severe challenges. As the years pass, the town doctor keeps Lutie informed about her children through letters.

After her return to Salt Fork, she gives birth to a boy, whom she names Brock. Sara Beth breaks down and invites her mother back to the house, where she reconciles with Brewton. Louis, she runs into Chamberlain. He rides with Lutie on her way back home and confesses his attraction to her.

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