On May 19th, in the farmhouse kitchen, Peter sat at the table with Emil and Maude and listened as the new Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, spoke on the radio. “I speak to you for the first time as Prime Minister in a solemn hour for the life of our country. A tremendous battle is raging in France. It would be foolish to disguise the gravity of the hour. It would be still more foolish to lose heart and courage.”
Emil turned off the radio and snarled at Peter. “Look what your people have done!” his gravelly goblin voice sputtered.
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