Injured in the explosion that knocked the treasure loose, Kevin tries to get help for Brett. He is delayed first by Stabb, then by falling debris.
Regaining consciousness, Brett (and the reader) are left to figure out what’s just happened…
…and the townspeople are surprised to hear Stabb’s decree.
On the first day of spring, one sequence concludes, and another begins—and we learn it is not only a young man’s fancy that lightly turns to thoughts of love.
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