Izzy shows herself to be a freak of nature when it comes to military tactics and strategies--much to the chagrin of her family.
CHAPTER 4 - The Education of Jake
All of the careful planning, building and training had been flushed down the toilet in about a second. Jake would attend public school starting immediately.
CHAPTER 6 - "What If He's Right?"
His mind danced around the question all day, but no matter how he tried to occupy his mind, it kept creeping back to a spot right between his eyes, right about where his thick brown eyebrows almost touched, “What if he’s right?”
CHAPTER 7 - Keeping A Low Profile
Jake abandoned his calm voice and he stood in a very fierce stance and said firmly, “STOP NOW OR I WILL HURT YOU!”
CHAPTER 9 - "Could It Be Any Easier?"
The entire project had been coming together for George so easily that he ceased being surprised at his good fortune. From finding Ernie to buying the cement depo to investing in the company that made their wind turbines, everything had seemed like it was destined to be.
CHAPTER 15 - Countdown
Things were pretty much the same for most of Jake’s first year at college. Izzy made the rounds, cared for her horses and continued to amaze both George and Ernie. George obsessively amassed supplies and provisions at auctions, closeout sales and through his contacts. And Ernie oversaw the operations at the ranch. George counted the days, reviewed his research and waited. They all waited. Meanwhile, outside the walls of the ranch, life went on.