Mercy Not Sacrifice by Dan Parks - Chapter 18
Grandpa John receives a buyout offer from Archie and Sam. Puzzled about what to do he recalls the early years and asks Simon the Priest for council on the matter. After a long conversation and a couple of beers Grandpa John decides that he will give the money to St. Michael’s School.
A storm blows in off the Missouri River and beacons him back home where he falls weak and dies. With his few remaining seconds Jeffrey comes to his mind.