In these four years, we have been touched by tragedy, exhilarated by challenge, strengthened by achievement. But what is limbo? --Put him back into the perambulator, Cranly, O'Keeffe called out. Chapter 5 He drained his third cup of watery tea to the dregs and set to chewing the crusts of fried bread that were scattered near him, staring into the dark pool of the jar. You had the minister of God to preach to you, to call you back when you had strayed, to forgive you your sins, no matter how many, how abominable, if only you had confessed and repented.