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After four nights of constantly changing signs on Mrs. Montgomery's upper porch, Sophie went home to get fresh clothes and to check on the progress of the search for Anna.

Kit met her at the door. The Transworld Credit Company has filed a cease and desist order on you, Mother. They are claiming libel, suing for legal damages. What on earth could you possibly say in your defense? I know a good civil lawyer who might be able to get you off on an insanity plea or maybe even argue that you are holding signs on private property and not publishing the information--the web cam is. Or probably somehow come to some sort of settlement. But how could you possibly say those things about the credit card company? What did they ever do to you?"

Sophie turned around at the door and marched to her battered blue Honda Accord. "I will say whatever I want to on Mrs. Montgomery's roof. They switched my identity with Anna's once using those infernal machines and snooping databases. Now they have just simply taken my Anna away. And I intend to do something about that!"

While Kit call Amy on the cell phone to come and stop her gerandmother from committing even more heinously crazy acts, Sophie drove over to the grocery store and then the Ace Hardware store for more supplies. She staggered up Mrs. Montgomery's steps with all of her purchases.

When she got there, she told Mrs. Montgomery about the stand off. "I know they have my granddaughter. And I don't intend to leave that web cam alone until they come and get me. I have to leave a way open for Anna and the others to find us. They have to know they can come back any time. But I can only do that if we keep fighting those credit card vultures off!"

"Right!" said Mrs. Montgomery, struggling to sit up in the bed. "OK. You've got the provisions, locks, and barricades. I say it's Katy bar the door! You go flash those signs until they let Anna out of that cyber hell. Man the stations now! I'll let you know if anyone comes up."

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Follow us all: Amy/Anna, Sophie/Yuki, Kit/Richard, minor characters or sift through water leavings and river journeys.