The sleek, black carriage lumbered along the dirty, rutted streets of downtown Havertown. Inside, Gabriel Drayton pressed his palm firmly into the seat beside his hip. It had been a long week, one that put him behind and caused him to miss deadlines he couldn’t afford to miss. He wasn’t feeling better and the jarring from the carriage didn’t help.
He didn’t like coming into town, but he took this same obligatory route once a week, although not on the same day and not at that same ...