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In a post-apocalyptic America, Jamie Teague helps a group of travelers make their way past the murderous Bushwhackers. Jamie comes to find that the strangers are Mormons headed for Utah to avoid being massacred. Knowing that they will die without his help, he agrees to take them as far as his cabin.

This story is included in Orson Scott Card's collection The Folk of the Fringe.

©1989 Orson Scott Card (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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In post apocalyptic America, a group walks from North Carolina to Utah dodging threats. This short book describes the interrelation of a band of mormons with a roaming loaner and the melding of their goals. It's not long enough to develop the characters and their relationships nor is it long enough to become boring as the scenes repeat as they wander the Appalachians, plains and Rockies.