By Margaret Frazer
Joliffe and corporate play spies among the British aristocracy as lords and priests vie for the coveted place of regent to the younger King Henry VI. but if males who understand an excessive amount of start to die in violent methods, the gamers begin to worry for his or her personal lives.
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Young Sam: Then what are we gonna do? 37 Zeke: You won’t find proper freedom till you get over into Canada. My job’s to help you along your way. Come on, get aboard the train. Young Sam: Train? I don’t see a train. Young Ellie: Are we getting on the railroad at last? Zeke: What do you mean “at last”? Where do you think you’ve been all this time? The friendly folks who helped, those were conductors. And the shelter those folks gave you were stations. And the pathways with signs and signals, those were tracks.
Peg Leg Joe: (singing) The river ends between two hills, Follow the Drinking Gourd. There’s another river on the other side, Follow the Drinking Gourd. Old Sam: I peeked out through the crack between the cabinet doors. Young Ellie: What do you seen, Sam? 30 Young Sam: We’re driving through a valley. The river’s nothing more than a trickle. And we’re between two hills, sure enough. Old Ellie: After a while, the wagon ground to a stop. Peg Leg Joe: (singing) There’s another river on the other side, Follow the Drinking Gourd.
Before that, many slaves found their way north by following the Big Dipper, or the Drinking Gourd as they called it. Our story begins in 1880 with Old Ellie and Old Sam, two escaped slaves who share their brave story along the path to freedom called the Underground Railroad. Reading dramatic literature is a fun way to get into the writer’s mind — and the director’s role. Setting the Stage for Fluency gives readers a front-row seat to visualize a story, contemplate setting, and imagine characters’ actions.
A Play of Lords (Joliffe the Player, Book 4) by Margaret Frazer