The Question and Answer section for The Outcasts of Poker Flat is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The community of Poker Flat is lookng to improve its image and moral values, thus, a committee is formed to decide which members of the community will be killed or exiled.
Mr. Oakhurst exchanges his horse for the Duchess's mule.
With the easy good-humor characteristic of his class, he insisted upon exchanging his own riding-horse, “Five Spot,” for the sorry mule which the Duchess rode.
The Duchess says she can go no further.