'Jenny's Homecoming' is the heartwarming story of young love lost to
the mourning of this special love, and finally, of love regained.
Jenny McFadden stood barefoot
on the front porch of
her parent’s log home, wearing only a flannel nightgown, her long dark
hair hanging down her back in a single braid. The official government
telegram quivered in her hands. Too afraid of its words, she could not
read on, knowing all too well what war meant. Her dreams and visions
had forewarned her over and over again, even though she tried to blot
them from her mind as quickly as they appeared.
Her brown eyes filled with tears as the telegram
slipped through the
cool clamminess of her fingers and floated down to the wooden front
porch, still blanketed with the previous night’s snowstorm.
She clutched the railing for support and looked
the Teton mountain range in the distance. The craggy peaks glimmered in
the early morning sunlight, still swathed in a mantle of fresh snow.
Yet she didn’t really see them. Her mind was in a faraway jungle, fixed
on a vision of David, so real that it transported her there.
“No, David... please, no...”
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