"Well now! That's two strangers in town on the same night. That reminds me of a tale I once heard. Gather 'round the fire folks and I'll tell it. "Elzie," I pause to get the barmaids attention and throw a wink her way, "keep the drinks coming cutie. My story may be a bit dry, but that doesn't mean that these folk need to be." I set down next to the fire and pull out the collection tin.