Dorcas gets flu and Laura runs the counter for her very ably but will not tell her that the telegraph machine is malfunctioning, Thomas has started to sleep-walk, and that threatening letters are arriving in case Dorcas thinks she has failed her. Minnie runs away but Twister finds her and brings her home. Dorcas is still wary of Fisher because she thinks he will make Laura too fond of him and then go on his way. Written by
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[while Dorcas is ill with flu, Laura has taken over the running of the post office. Many of the villagers have come into the shop to see how she is coping. Pearl and Ruby have joined the long queue
Must we *really* stand here all day while every cottager in the district buys a single stamp?
Why, no, Ma'am. We provide a chair for customers whose age makes standing a difficulty. You may sit the process out if you wish.
[everyone in the queue smirks at this put-down
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