Exciting scene from the next installment of Clan War: 10th Anniversary … coming this Advent!
The parlor clock chimed five with solemn intent.
“Thomas? Do let the lady in, and offer her a seat,” he said briskly, admiring her startling if somewhat slightly dated fashion sense. “She is in no condition to be left standing at the door like a vagrant.”
The smile she bestowed upon him as she stepped into the Manor, was one of immense gratitude. “I have come all the way from Hill Valley, California, sir,” she explained. “And I must say, you are very much as has been described to me. A noble Roman General indeed!”
She refused the chair to which he gestured, and instead reached to take his hand.
“I confess you have the better of me, ma’am. I was expecting no visitors at this hour.” His frown was both dark and severe in order to disguise his utter astonishment at her words.
“Forgive me, but I simply could not wait a single hour longer. I have to talk with you.” She took a deep breath and pushed her hat a little more squarely on her head, for it had shifted lopsidedly in her agitation. “I bring you a message from Doctor Emmett Lathrop Brown.”