The Worldly Adventures of Nicholaas in Arizona: Lost Cities
Betty Davis, author
Nicholaas a teen at the age of fourteen and his friend embark on a trip to the Dragoon Mountains in a 4 wheel vehicle. Without warning powerful sandstorm forced Nicholaas and his family to change directions . They find themselves in the mountains without a trace of life anywhere. The young explorer decides to investigate finds ancient drawings in the inner walls of the cave that seem to be floating in the air. One of them was of Cochise using an arrow to show they way. Nicholaas continued going forward when his friend Pieter showed him an ancient arrowhead that he later finds has magical powers. When Nicholaas put the arrowhead in the palm of his hand he immediately felt himself twirling and spinning uncontrollably. Nicholaas found himself witnessing Cochise speaking with the Commander of the Calvary Nicholaas heard the commander accusing Cochise of killing an half Mexican. Cochise explained that he did not do this thing. The Commander had his mind made up. Cochise tore a slit in the tent and went on rampage thinking that the Calvary had killed his family. He later found out that they were okay but the damage was already done.. Nicholaas heart ached as he saw the killing on both sides. The arrowhead that he held in the palm of his hand is now melted. Nicholaas was struck with grief . He wanted to be hug his parents and go home. Yet he was stuck in another time. Would he ever get back to present day?