July, 1636

Kathy Sue Burroughs opened her front door to see Press Richards, Grantville's police chief, standing on her front porch. She opened the screen door. "Come on in, Press," she said. "Brother Al is already here."

"Thanks, Kathy Sue." Press took off his cap and stepped through the doorway.

Kathy Sue closed the door and led the way to the living room. "You want something to drink? I think I may still have . . .

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