And here we are again! All ready for your reading enjoyment with Grantville Gazette, Volume 47. Behind every man stands a strong wife. Just ask "Puss" Trelli, whose Sveta is one strong wife. And a heck of a shot, as you'll see in "St. George's Dragon" by Kerryn Offord. We all know how hard it is to lose a beloved pet, and Brad Banner brings those emotions to the fore in "Lost and Found." Terry Howard has teamed up with a new author for the Gazette, one Esther Merriken. They've written about the start of animation in "Franklin's Monster, Act I, Fine Arts and Crafts. Alistair Kimble is back with "A Knight's Journey: Penance" all about, well, a knight. Of Malta, in fact. An organization which was on the downhill slide in the real 1630s, but who knows what might happen it these 1630s. Gorg Huff and Paula Goodlett present "Bartley's Man, Episode Two," a continuation of the life of Johan Kipper and his up-time wife, Darlene. Big doings there. And Rainer Prem continues his story about Duke Johann Ernst and the restoration of the Wartburg, which you'll recall got a bit crispy around the edges in the novel 1632. Iver P. Cooper continues his nonfiction about naval armament with "Naval Armament and Armor, Part Three, Hitting the Target." Which appears to be quite a lot more difficult than you'd think. Garrett W. Vance is back with "Evening in Cahokia" a Time Spike story. People who think 1632 is way back in the past will be startled by what's going on way earlier! Kristine Kathryn Rusch offers "A Purist Grownup Nerd, Kinda" in her column Notes From The Buffer Zone. In an opinion which echoes the opinions of many other purist grownup nerds, she hits the spot when it comes to certain types of literature, that's for sure. And join the 1632 group and Contraflow in New Orleans, October of 2013. It'll be fun. Check out "Contraflow!" in the column What's Up in the1632 Universe." Grantville Gazette, Volume 47. Ready now.