Ask if you dare
The blacksmith was a respected craftsman in most cultures – not least in the Wild West. In many cases it was the blacksmith who pulled aching teeth and who was thought to have the ability to cure diseases. With his blackened face framed by sparks and flame, it was sometimes even whispered that the blacksmith had made a pact with the devil himself to gain power over fire and metal. Go ahead and ask High Chaparral’s blacksmith where he got his knowledge from. If you dare.