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  • It is a beautiful place.

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  • It was the earthquake.

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  • The fire snapped as it grew.

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  • It is the cross I have to bear.

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  • It was the first money that he had ever had.

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  • I only hope it wasn't poison.

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  • It's hard to explain.

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  • What a big family it was!

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  • It is the Valley of Voe.

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  • It only wuined our farming!

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  • It should be ready now.

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  • It was no small decision for her.

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  • It was a stupid question, of course.

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  • It was totally out of character for her.

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  • It was a good thing they were going home tomorrow.

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  • I want to be part of this - whatever it is.

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  • It was the first time she thought of Katie that way.

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  • It was Alex and Morino.

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  • Carmen picked up a potato and started pealing it.

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  • He took the hat and examined it carefully, returning it afterward to the Wizard.

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  • It was disrespectful of me.

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  • Why hadn't they tried it before?

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  • It was a hot afternoon, and she had thrown a light cotton sundress over her swimsuit.

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  • It was the perfect opportunity to talk to Alex about their finances.

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  • It really ticked Alex off.

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  • It would be an excellent opportunity to get out of this house with its unpleasant memories.

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  • It was a plan.

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  • The cavern did not come to an end, as they had expected it would, but slanted upward through the great glass mountain, running in a direction that promised to lead them to the side opposite the Mangaboo country.

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  • Once the fire of passion was gone, it was embarrassing.

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  • I don't see why it matters.

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  • He'd be following shortly, trying to make it look like he was the injured party.

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  • Although the issue was not discussed, it was far from out of her mind.

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  • Besides, I've spent enough of his money on it already.

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  • Some of it came from life insurance.

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  • It wasn't a question, but a flat statement.

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  • Maybe it was anger that prompted him to make the remark about her spending his money, but he never apologized about it specifically.

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  • It happened about twenty minutes ago.

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  • It's a long story.

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  • Actually, I would have thought it was a lot more - but then, he did pay cash for the house and clinic.

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  • Destiny followed her and Carmen pulled the chair beside her out so she could crawl into it.

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  • Was it because he thought she wouldn't?

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  • It was a sobering reminder that a bear had been on this spot – possibly only minutes earlier.

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  • It sounded like a good chance to get away from this house and the memories for a while.

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  • By the time I got it from the car, it was down to one bar.

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  • He reached out and took one of her curls in his big hand and studied it.

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  • Only one reason came to mind - because it wasn't dangerous.

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  • At least, it isn't as wrong as some other things.

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  • Oh, what a pretty sound it made!

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  • I cannot stand it here.

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  • He was right, to a degree It isn't the past that I'm pitching you, Alex.

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  • Again it struck her how much they were alike.

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  • It was a sobering and unpleasant question.

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  • Katie piled the potatoes in another pan and picked it up, along with the knife and a bag of peals.

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  • But then, she admitted to loving him at one time, so it's not hard to believe she still felt something for him.

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  • Maybe they had inherited or learned it from their mother, not his father.

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  • I'm sure that had a lot to do with it - that and the connections.

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  • Maybe it caught up with him.

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  • To her horror, she discovered it was Destiny breathing.

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  • She backed out of the tent and tucked it under the mattress.

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  • Destiny's eyes lit up when she saw it.

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  • Carmen handed Destiny the doll and she wrapped it in her arms.

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  • She lay down, hugging it.

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  • For the first time, it crossed Carmen's mind that he was kind of cute.

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  • Where it is written how we are to make a child?

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  • The big question was how to end it.

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  • I don't know why she didn't ask for it before - or why she didn't tell me about the baby.

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  • Of course it was the same.

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  • It was the first time she had even looked at it since the wreck.

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  • She jumped up and gasped in horror as it slid forward.

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  • It's just a car.

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  • If God thought it was wrong, nothing we could have done would have been successful.

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  • The way I heard it, Grandma & Grandpa Barret were rolling in money and Dad wasn't up to their standards... financially.

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  • In fact, he had a strong respect for the security it could provide.

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  • He wasn't opposed to having it, but he insisted on sharing it in fair business - and with his wife, more or less.

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  • As for buying a child - was it so different from what they were doing?

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  • She finished pealing the potato and threw it into the pan before continuing.

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  • If she was, I didn't know about it.

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  • Considering her own feelings about Alex, and the fact that he was a lot like his father, it wasn't hard to imagine that his mother never got over Señor Medena.

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  • Considering the information Katie had just disclosed, it wasn't surprising that he wanted to be in control - or that he had chosen a wife who asked few questions.

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  • I heard they had the airport cleared for flights now that it's stopped snowing.

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  • Alex won't spend it.

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  • None of it made sense.

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  • Since his current office was directly across from their bedroom, it seemed a better place for babies that Alex said could be born early.

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  • I should have been checking it.

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  • Morning dawned on about three inches of snowfall and it was still coming down.

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  • If he was coming down with a cold, he needed rest - and Destiny didn't need to be exposed to it.

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  • Carmen woke to a crackling sound and sat up, trying to identify it.

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  • She should be looking for a replacement vehicle, but having another car in the garage would only be a reminder that there was no one left to drive it.

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  • It poised for a moment and then took a dive off the cliff.

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  • It just started rocking and then went over the edge.

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  • Yeah, you could get to it, but it would take a while, and you'd be subjecting yourself to thorns, ticks, snakes and about ten miles of the roughest country you can imagine.

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  • It looks like I'll have to accept your invitation to spend the night, but I'll pay you as soon as I get my things.

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  • It had taken more than an hour to get to school on the bus, making any after-school activities rare.

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  • Yeah, but will it work up there?

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  • Is it all right if I call Lisa now and then to see how she's doing?

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  • It's a nice cool morning.

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  • It is your affair, not mine.

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  • Part of it was simply his nature - and that part was sweet and selfless.

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  • Katie would call it controlling.

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  • It must have been a smorgasbord.

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  • As soon as she said it she wished she could take it back.

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  • If Dulce had a boyfriend, no one had mentioned it.

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  • When it came back to her face, a slow smile erased the creases between his brows.

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  • It wasn't jealousy that troubled him.

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  • A newspaper with Allen's picture on it lay opened on the coffee table.

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  • It was a wicked thought.

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  • The stored tears continued to flow and the sobs wracked her body, robbing it of the ability to speak – barely allowing a breath to be drawn.

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  • She looked away; wishing Connie hadn't brought it to her attention.

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  • A smile was plastered on his dark face, but it didn't reach the smoldering eyes.

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  • More than likely it was born of self-preservation.

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  • It's getting close to supper, so I'd better go in.

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  • If it was so dangerous out there in the woods, why did Giddon feel so safe?

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  • It was simply a ruse to keep her from exploring that path and what lay beyond.

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  • Walking so fast that it created a breeze that caught the loose hair hanging down her back, she turned her ankle slipping off her sandals.

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  • It was both relaxing and exciting.

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  • It's nice to hear you laugh.

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  • Why don't you share it?

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  • It was too dark to see his expression, but it was obvious he was watching her.

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  • The night air was chilly on her bare arms and she shivered involuntarily, annoyed at herself because it looked like an obvious ploy.

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  • Judging by his expression, he probably thought it was provocative.

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  • She was an open book to him and he was obsessed with the idea of reading it.

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  • It was the deception.

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  • It's an easy job, like I expected.

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  • It did work this morning.

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  • It's good to be able to listen.

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  • It doesn't matter to me.

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  • It sounded more like something a woman would think of.

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  • It's just a black snake.

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  • It was getting late.

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  • It was open, so I came in.

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  • It was just a kiss.

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  • His gaze dropped to her neck and he reached out, lifting her chin to examine it.

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  • It was indicative of dissipation and the exercise of authority.

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  • Sure, but don't you get tired of it?

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  • Sometimes, but it's a long way to a restaurant and a lot of hassle to go.

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  • It's easier to simply fix something at home.

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  • Was it merely personality conflict or sibling rivalry?

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  • Was it a façade?

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  • Wouldn't it be wounded knowing he had been used to their advantage?

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  • The carpenters tried to keep the dust level down, but it was impossible to avoid all of it.

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  • Carmen took her to the doctor, but he said there was no cure for the common cold and not to worry about it.

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  • It's been almost a week and she hasn't been coughing today.

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  • It was nearly midnight by the time they left.

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  • With it came a host of nightmares.

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  • It was only two thirty in the afternoon, but she didn't want to go back to sleep.

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  • It's supposed to snow tonight.

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  • No, if one of us has to get snowed in up here, I'd rather it was me.

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  • The snow started shortly after they left and the wind blew it horizontal.

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  • It's been almost a week.

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  • There was no good way to say it, so she might as well get to the facts.

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  • It seemed like forever.

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  • It was much easier to sleep with his protective arm around her waist.

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  • It rang three times and then Jonathan answered.

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  • It was the middle of the day, and Alex never took a nap.

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  • Well, it's nice to know where I stand.

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  • As proud as she was of Jonathan, it was Alex who stayed on her mind for a long time after the phone call.

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  • He was rarely sick, and even then it was hard to get him to go to bed.

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  • It didn't need another rinse, but she needed the time to contemplate before saying something she might regret.

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  • He knew exactly what he wanted and I told him we would buy it for him.

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  • He picked up a newspaper and snapped it open, his attention instantly captured by something he found in its crinkled pages.

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  • It ached in places there couldn't be muscles.

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  • She handed it to Connie, describing the entrance and house.

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  • Well, it's good that you're getting to be yourself again.

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  • I don't want you to give that number to anyone unless it's an emergency, you understand?

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  • It was all so fast that she didn't have time to think.

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  • Maybe it was as Giddon had feared.

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  • Somehow I get the idea that you will find it harder to be idle than working.

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  • It didn't take long for Lisa to adjust to her new job.

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  • Connie immediately assured her that the Giddon's wouldn't be shelling out the money if they didn't think she was earning it.

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  • Maybe it was the intrigue, or maybe it was that gut feeling that something wasn't as it appeared.

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  • What the Giddons did on their own land was their business, yet it left her feeling uncomfortable.

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  • It was on one of those occasions that Lisa made her first perplexing discovery.

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  • It was hard to picture him involved with anything illegal... but why?

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  • It even found its way into her writing.

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  • It was one of her favorite artists, Andy Gordon.

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  • Sealing the letter, she took a stamp from her purse and placed it on the envelope.

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  • Standing at the mailbox, it occurred to her that the red flag would be exactly that for Yancey.

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  • They had talked in front of her, so it couldn't be what she thought.

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  • Obviously it wasn't her daughter.

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  • It was as if she were talking about someone she didn't know.

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  • Giddon had barely left the yard on Diablo and Lisa instantly recognized it as a chance to investigate the building.

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  • It's almost dry and I hate it when it gets all wrinkled.

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  • Suit yourself, but personally, I think it would be good for you to get out a little.

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  • I like it here.

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  • It was hard to tell, but there were no trees ahead, so it must be the clearing.

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  • It was now or never.

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  • It was a stupid move to walk blindly through such wild country.

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  • If it was a bear, she was in a terrible predicament.

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  • She couldn't outrun it - in any condition, and it could climb a tree as fast as she could.

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  • It was best to lie down and play dead?

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  • He already knew she was here, and it wasn't as though she could run and hide.

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  • I hurt my ankle and I can't walk on it.

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  • I don't think it's broken.

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  • Sit down and let me look at it.

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  • She complied and he examined her ankle, twisting it until she winced.

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  • Didn't I tell you it was dangerous to be alone?

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  • It'll be all right.

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  • His big hands were surprisingly gentle as he wrapped her foot and secured it with tiny safety pins.

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  • Maybe he was merely angry because she had gone wandering in the woods after he had warned her against it.

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  • And what would you have done if it had been a bear?

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  • I didn't think about how it might affect you if I got hurt out there.

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  • It ignited a fire in his eyes as well.

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  • She could feel it in his soft kisses on her neck, in the way he whispered her name.

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  • Anyway, I was lucky it was a low cliff and that Yancey found me before a bear did.

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  • I stay here at the house where it's safe.

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  • She stayed around the house, propping her foot up whenever she sat down, and by evening it was only a little sore.

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  • By the next day she was ready to resume her normal activities, but Sarah insisted it was Saturday and she should take some time to enjoy herself.

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  • It must have been terrible for Yancey.

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  • He took it harder than I thought he would, but being able to keep Tammy took the edge off it.

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  • Of course, it would be simple to say she died in childbirth.

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  • If it had been anyone else, I would have accepted that, but she liked to control people.

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  • I should have stayed out of it.

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  • It would be different with his wife.

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  • He's trying to change, but it isn't easy.

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  • Every time he lashes out at you and gets his nails clipped in the process, it erases a little more of that fear.

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  • Still, if she could get into that building and find out, it might ease her mind.

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  • It's so beautiful out here.

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  • But just remember, it's the country that I'm interested in exploring.

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  • I think you might find it interesting.

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  • Who would see it?

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  • Lisa tapped Yancey's shoulder and pointed at it.

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  • Do you suppose this is what it looked like when the first settlers found it?

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  • Yes, I'm enjoying it.

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  • By the time you count the hills, hollows and turns, it's closer to ten.

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  • I just don't think it's a good idea for us to be out here alone.

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  • Somehow it seemed contrary to his character - any of them.

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  • Would you like to come take a look at it?

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  • It's a nice one, low mileage and looks to be in excellent condition.

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  • The owner is selling it because he bought a truck.

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  • I saw it in the paper yesterday and thought since I had Saturday off, I'd come out and look at it for you.

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  • His observance was not only dead-on, it was disturbing.

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  • That's it over there.

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  • I wondered why you asked me to look for it.

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  • If Howard had not been able to find anything on Yancey, it was probably because there was nothing to tell.

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  • I know the score and it's my choice.

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  • I decided to buy it.

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  • Nope. It was because he's such a sweet guy.

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  • So what difference did it make who came up with the idea as long as it was a good one?

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  • I only meant it would be good to get out of the house, no matter what we went to see.

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  • It looked cool and casual, but not provocative.

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  • The braids not only held it out of her eyes, but thinned the bottom part down enough that it would lay loose across her shoulders and down her back without frizzing.

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  • If she needed any reassurance about her appearance, it was immediately supplied by Yancey's reaction when she entered the family room.

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  • It was a few minutes before she became aware that Yancey was watching her.

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  • Was it her imagination, or was it the man who drove the black car?

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  • It was the same man, she was sure of it.

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  • There was no point making an issue of it.

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  • It was so nice to be treated with such respect.

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  • The porcelain clock on the wall proclaimed the time as ten minutes until twelve, but it didn't seem that late.

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  • If this was love, it was certainly a dangerous love.

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  • It was her turn to do some studying.

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  • You never see it coming.

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  • You just have to act like you already know it.

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  • The chuckle was as welcome as it was unexpected.

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  • Not until next month – and it's 26.

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  • At least it was still sealed and it was from Connie.

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  • It would be best to contact Connie tomorrow and tell her not to send mail.

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  • It simply happened that they were attracted to each other.

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  • If Len was right, it might be a lifetime of hiding.

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  • It sounds good, but I'm supposed to meet Connie at noon.

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  • You didn't tell us it was her birthday.

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  • It wasn't a secret.

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  • Why shouldn't it have happened?

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  • Because it was unprofessional.

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  • It's our home and you're more than a sitter or maid to all of us.

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  • His somber gaze was alluring – probably because he was unaware of how attractive it was.

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  • For a moment she wanted to retract the part about being entertainment, but when he spoke she realized it might have been exactly what she needed to say.

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  • It's just that I got derailed and I need to get on track.

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  • It was pure consolation.

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  • Since you asked, I'm getting it today.

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  • Connie is taking me by to pick it up.

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  • He waved as he turned it around to leave.

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  • It always came back to that.

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  • It was hard to believe he didn't know.

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  • Was it merely another game he was playing with her mind?

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  • She felt the attention before she actually saw it.

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  • I guess if he thought it was any of my business, he'd tell me.

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  • I guess when you put it that way...

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  • Alright. I'll let it go – for now.

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  • No. I'm not saying it didn't happen, but I don't remember.

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  • I don't know why I didn't think of it.

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  • Of course it never crossed your mind.

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  • I'll tell Howard to get everything together and you can drop by to pick it up next week.

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  • I didn't want to think about it.

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  • When you start seeing Nick... that way, try to replace it with a warm family moment.

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  • I can't believe that it's healthy to push them from your mind altogether.

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  • Maybe it would help her remember who she was.

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  • It was the mystery surrounding the family that kept her mind occupied – and Yancey.

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  • It was a foolish thing to say.

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  • Well, whatever it is, it probably won't go down too well with Howard or Len.

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  • It's good to have someone to talk to.

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  • It was Yancey standing outside that shop, and with him were the man from the building and Allen.

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  • It rang several times and then switched over for her to leave a message.

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  • Maybe she could act like she didn't notice it was him.

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  • Hopefully, her smile wasn't as strained as it felt.

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  • Maybe it would hurt Sarah's feelings less if she simply told the truth.

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  • But then, it was like him not to reveal his thoughts or concerns – unless the mood hit him.

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  • It was time to test her freedom and go for that walk.

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  • She had tested her freedom and found it still intact – to a degree.

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  • And so it was that she decided to go in the opposite direction.

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  • It was likely a deer trail.

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  • It was Yancey, clad in boots, Jeans and a light blue polo shirt.

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  • Maybe he didn't like to walk, but he was certainly good at it – and capable of stealth.

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  • After examining a rock for ants or other insects, she leaned against it, drawing in the clean smell of the forest.

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  • It's a long way down.

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  • Do you miss it?

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  • If he was trying to prevent her from escaping, he was doing a poor job of it.

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  • A touch of humor flashed in those blue pools, and then it was gone.

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  • It was a soft kiss, not demanding but more inquisitive.

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  • Now that wasn't so bad, was it?

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  • You wouldn't have thought it was so exciting if he had turned on you.

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  • That's why you don't wander in the woods, isn't it?

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  • Suppressing the urge to laugh wasn't easy, but she managed it.

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  • Come on, I think you've seen enough to convince yourself that I have a valid point when I say it's dangerous to wander in the woods.

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  • What was it about them that drew her too them?

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  • So, was it the money that attracted her?

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  • Even as she thought it, she knew it wasn't true.

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  • I think it's something about my body chemistry that they don't like.

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  • Maybe it was because Allen was younger, or because Yancey had a child.

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  • Was it because of an ongoing investigation?

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  • She had done it with Allen and she had done it with her family.

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  • From now on, I think it's best you stay around the house.

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  • It wasn't something that could be denied.

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  • Now it was no longer a possibility.

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  • Either he hadn't seen her or he preferred not to mention it.

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  • When she reached for the receiver, he released it reluctantly and then lounged against the wall where he could hear her conversation.

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  • He was in his chair, trying to control his curiosity, but she couldn't let it rest at that.

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  • What's it to you?

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  • Yes, I heard you talking on it.

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  • Why did you hide it from me?

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  • You don't know why you hid it, or you don't know if you're afraid of me?

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  • Well, it doesn't look like you're all that scared of me right now.

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  • She simply wasn't looking at it – or maybe for it.

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  • Closing it behind her, she moved into the cool moist air.

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  • It was a perfect evening... until something slithered across her foot.

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  • Yancey expertly caught the head of the serpent between the forks of a stick and bent over to pick it up.

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  • She shuddered as he lifted it high and examined it.

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  • A soft breeze carried a faint familiar odor, but it was gone before she could identify it.

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  • It was something she had smelled at the University ... but when and where?

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  • Could it have been Marijuana?

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  • It might have been something she would suspect if she had ever seen him in the pool.

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  • It was hard to believe this jovial man was the same angry man she had faced earlier that night.

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  • It reminded her of an Arkansas weather joke she once heard.

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  • She had given him every reason to believe she was interested in him, so it wasn't too surprising.

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  • At first she thought it was Yancey, and then she realized it was Allen.

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  • I can get it.

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  • For a few minutes he sipped it in silence.

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  • Was it something I said last night?

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  • It wasn't something she wanted to talk about.

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  • It wasn't about you.

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  • More likely it stemmed from the fact that she had not gone to the house yet.

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  • She bent over and picked it up, discovering that it had a little white powder in the bottom.

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  • It had a sweet smell.

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