Sarah Beiler grows increasingly concerned about Ashley, her friend who also works at the farmers market. Ashley acts strange, even nervous, when anyone talks about the rash of fires. When Sarah asks her what she knows, Ashley only heightens Sarah's suspicions. But that is not Sarah's only trouble. She remains distracted by Matthew Stoltzfus, who says that God is calling him to leave the Amish community. When he begs her to join him, Sarah's heart is torn in two.