First--I just want to give an enormous thanks to every reader and person who has commented on the story thus far. Your engagement and feedback is why I love sharing my writing with this blog. It really helps me. The interaction is such a wonderful treat! Your response is the reward! And here is Chapter Nine.
I have also attempted to create a working Table of Contents. Fingers-crossed that all the links work. And I tried something new with the formatting to reduce the white space.
Table of Contents