Chapter 1
July, 1635

The radio hissed and crackled in the headphones. ". . . and thank you for joining us on Adventures with Great Music this Sunday evening. I'm Atwood Cochran. Good night."

Julius Fickler set aside his crystal set earphones and sighed.


Julius looked over to see his cousin Marcus Hoch setting aside his own headphones and looking at him with a quizzical expression. "What?" Marcus repeated.

"Oh, it's just that I really like the up-time music. This Vivaldi fellow . . .

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