Part 2, May 22 Summary
Ashton writes Stark about arriving in Guernsey, and she has so much to tell him—a good sign for a writer. The voyage was horrible; the boat creaked and groaned as if it would fall apart at any moment. She almost wished it would do so, just to alleviate her misery; however, she wanted to see Guernsey before she died. As soon as the island was within sight, the sun broke out from behind the clouds, the cliffs shimmered silver, and she forgot all about the miserable part of the journey.
Her heart was racing as she saw St. Peter Port. She tried to tell herself it was simply the scenery, but she knew better. The thought of all the people she had come to know through her correspondence was thrilling, and they were all...
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