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Eli sends Little Eli back to Boones Crossing for a
visit with his son's elderly grandparents. He travels
by train - alone - for the first time in his life.
His dad repeatedly warns him to be aware of those
around him, of his surroundings and anything that
may look threatening. Telling him not to trust anyone!
Before the train has arrived at Vinita, Indian Territory,
Little Eli has already become suspicious of two young
men onboard. While stopped at Vinita, he sees three
more men behaving very suspiciously. He's almost
certain he recognizes one of them from the past;
a man his dad has had many run-ins with.
Knowing that his brothers aren't with him, that he's alone,
makes him even more wary of those around him.
Remembering his dad's words, 'Trust No One', he even
becomes suspicious of a young woman who boards the
train at Vinita.