Like Pam, I just got back from a week offline and this was the first MB story I caught up on! Is it too early to start my 2002 Kerth Best Overall nomination list?? This story keeps getting better and better -- the last three parts, Nan, in particuar have been really engrossing. More please!

Kathy (posting remotely from her parents' house and still unable to read her email, but at least I can get to the MB!)