The book begins with Malcolm coming back from Torrport to see the first smallpox patient, Jean Tremblay of Rouen, France. We meet a few of the men Malcolm will be working with later in the book.
This is the first draft of the start of Chapter 15 I wrote yesterday. It is Malcolm speaking. Hope it brings a smile. *** “It’s a breech birth and we have to turn it or it won’t come out and they could both die.” My head was turned to speak to him as I was … Continue reading An Excerpt from Chapter 15