Deidre had bartered for Darkyn to remove the tumor and to do so without pain.
After a fortnight natives, swarthy and ill-looking, with ugly hair, great eyes and_broad cheeks (Beothuk or Micmac Indians?) appeared with many skin canoes; in the spring following these Skraelings came back and bartered with their visitors.
They took a quantity of goods on trust, visited the tribes in the forest, and bartered for ivory, rubber and other produce.
Between this and the "elliptical" kraal are the "Valley Ruins," consisting of smaller buildings which may have been the dwellings of those traders who bartered the gold brought in from distant mines.
The second soul bartered for in private was flat out missing.