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The Sacrifice Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 1 and 2 Summary

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Chapters 1 and 2 Summary

Chapter One

As Abigail laid there in the rain, she was determined not to let anyone see her move. The parchment paper sign, "Sinner" hanging around her neck was getting wet. What was wrong with running? God wouldn't have given her legs if he didn't want her to run. But yet, she was locked in a stockade and being punished. In her mind, she tried to pretend her legs belonged to someone else. Her punishment was for six hours but she felt she'd been there for days.

Just when she reached the point of complete exhaustion, four elders came from town including her grandfather, Reverend Dane. Her punishment was ending. Just when she was about to say something that her grandfather, who she called Grandpappy, wouldn't like, her mother, Hannah, appeared to tend to her. Hannah rubbed her legs and helped the unsteady young girl...

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