Margaret only made the colander hat to stop the aliens from beaming information directly into her head.
She was a retiree, for Christ’s sake.
What the hell were they thinking?
It was ridiculous.
After all, things had gone horribly wrong when she made the damned time machine.
She had no idea General Custer was so testy—and that he’d not only refuse to listen to her advice but he’d do the exact opposite.