Chapter 21: From the Government
Mayor's office, Brotterode, West Thuringia County
May 1635
"Isch bin von der Regierung, und isch bin hier zu helfen." Bryant Burke didn't even try to hide his outlandish accent. He was completely unable to pronounce the German word "ich" correctly.

Born and raised in the twentieth century in America, he'd never had an interest in foreign languages. Since the Ring of Fire had transplanted him together with the whole town to the seventeenth century . . .

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