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December 19, 2007

Ted: Crossing the Plains

Lipkok knew there could be only one reason that his father had chosen to Walk. He had committed some crime. Not like his own accidental spillage of water; that only cost him three days staked out in the sun. No one would Walk unless they had done something atrocious.

He went to his Uncle, who was bound to tell him only the truth.

"Brother of my Father, what was his crime?"

His Uncle stood mute. If he spoke at all, it must be to answer, and his shame was too great.

Lipkok turned around and went to gather his gear.

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