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From the recently released The Haberdasher’s Wife by Scott R. Rezer
“Forgive me, child—Josefa,” she said. “Not exactly the quiet life you expected for a convent, no doubt. I feared this might happen, though. Do not tell any of the sisters, but a messenger arrived late last night with news of a battle south of here at Stockach with a French victory.”
“But that isn’t that far from here.”
“No, it isn’t. These soldiers must be in pursuit of the Austrian army. I pray this is the end of the matter.” She turned her gaze down the long, sunlit cloister and sighed deeply. “You will wait for my return, won’t you? I promised to employ your help with the Scivias texts.”