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Handling Sin - Part 1, The Call: Chapters 4-5, How Raleigh Received His Name; In Which Raleigh Blackmails an Enemy and Frightens the Kaiser Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, The Call: Chapters 4-5, How Raleigh Received His Name; In Which Raleigh Blackmails an Enemy and Frightens the Kaiser Summary

Raleigh's first name comes from Sir Walter Raleigh and his middle name from his uncle Whittier. This naming, which Raleigh feels was unfortunate, helps shape his personality into being overly cautious about the world. Mention is made of Major General Goodrich Hays, C.S.A., who may have buried a shipment of Confederate gold near Thermopylae. The story is that Major General Hayes was to deliver the gold to Richmond during the final days of the Civil War. He ran into a force of Union troops and, rather than losing the gold to them, he buried it on the property that Raleigh is to purchase. However, many have looked...

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