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St. Patrick: a Slave in Ireland, part two

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St. Patrick is kicked to an auction block and sold in Ireland.

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“Listen, boy, we expect to get good money for you. Eat and get to the deck.”

Patrick kept his face blank. It would be stupid to resist these Irish pirates!

When the boat reached Ireland, he was kicked to an auction block and sold. His mind twisted. Now I am nothing, a slave. My master decides what I am worth.

Soon Milchu, Patrick’s owner, sent him into the hills…
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