Chapter 15. Cleverness When It Counts

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Travelling with Winsome on the Doppelganger was lots of fun. Laurie got to see so many strange places and people that sometimes she forgot she was trying to find her way back to Hamilton. But her job wasn’t easy.

Whenever they arrived at an island, Winsome would take a huge bag of letters into town and deliver them. She would return a few hours later with a new load of letters to take from that island to somewhere else.

Laurie’s job was to deliver the “interesting” packages. (Winsome kept using that word. Laurie didn’t think it meant what Winsome thought it meant.) “Interesting” customers lived in tall towers ...

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