The Pact, Part 1

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2 Corinthians 5:20

20We are therefore Christ's ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ's behalf: Be reconciled to God.

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The Pact, Part 1

“The Pact, Part 1” is episode #511 of the Adventures in Odyssey audio series. It was written by Nathan Hoobler, and originally aired on March 8, 2003.


Whit, Tom Riley, and Mandy Straussberg attempt to discover what's troubling Agnes Riley.


Mandy Straussberg is volunteering at Hillingdale Haven and meets Agnes Riley. (Agnes suffers from a mental illness, but at first she’s convinced that Mandy is someone she knows.) When Mandy dismisses this, Agnes says there’s something she has to remember. Mandy is confused, but Agnes just starts painting.

A few days later, the painting continues, and Agnes becomes convinced that something special is going to happen that day - August 2nd. She even has "JO" written on her calendar. When Tom Riley, her husband, comes to visit her, Agnes seems distant and distracted. No one can figure out what’s going on.

Tom decides to enlist Whit and Mandy’s help to look through Agnes’s old calendars. They find that the date is always marked with a "JO" every ten years. Tom still can’t imagine what that means, but then gets worse news — Agnes is missing from Hillingdale. The three go to Hillingdale where the doctor tells them she was looking through books at the library. Whit notices that all the books are red with gold lettering. Tom realizes this is what Agnes's journals look like. They find the journals back at Tom’s house and start going through them to find clues as to Agnes's destination.

Meanwhile, a truck driver picks up Agnes and the two of them head toward a special place...Loon Lake.

(continues in #512: “The Pact, Part 2”)...

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Discussion Questions

  1. Why was Agnes so anxious to leave Hillingdale on August 2?
  2. Read 1 Corinthians 1:6. How do you think this verse applies to today’s episode?


Heard in episode

Role Voice Actor
Agnes Riley Susan Silo
Dr. Jennings Corey Burton
John Whittaker Paul Herlinger
Mandy Straussberg Aria Curzon
Tom Riley Walker Edmiston
Truck Driver Joy Blowers

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"Jo" Agnes Riley
Wilbur Lee Agnes Riley
Jack Allen John Whittaker


VERSION DIFFERENCE: [view] The broadcast version of the wraps of this episode included scenes from Agnes's past, including a deleted scene from #49: “Thank You, God”.




Agnes Riley: "J-O"! That's it! "J-O". Does that mean anything to you?
Mandy Straussberg: No.
Agnes Riley: I should know what that means. What does it mean? What is it?

John Whittaker: Is something wrong, Tom?
Tom Riley: Agnes is missing!