Try

        Dim check = (From d Within Me.ObjectContext.OrderMasters

                     Group d By d.ordnum Into g = Group

                     Order By ordnum Climbing down

                     Choose ordnum).First

        Dim NewOrder As String = check &lifier Date.Now.Nanosecond.ToString

        Return NewOrder

    Catch ex As Exception

        Return "Couldn't obtain order"

    Finish Try

this does not return anything like it is not even running anybody know why I can not obtain the value in the silverlight client.