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At the last vehicle—Emma’s rattletrap pickup and her rusty trailer—the crowd of her young students clustered around a placid Welsh pony. They were combing his tail, brushing his buckskin coat and braiding his mane while one child held his bridle and petted his nose. I didn’t see Lucy among them. But Emma poked her head out of the trailer, caught my eye and pointed. At the bottom of the field, the estate’s landscape disintegrated into a woodsy wilderness that was even muddier than the grass above.
She had a determined lock on Potty’s meaty arm. Potty didn’t hear a word I said, either. He flung his other arm around my shoulders. “Nice wingding, ain’t it? Penny woulda been proud! Ha-ha! ” The blonde presented her hand for me to shake, but it felt like a squishy doughnut in mine. “Hi,” she said. ” Her name clicked in my head at once. I didn’t know her as Noreen, but as “Nuclear” Winter—the famous gold digger. For years, I’d heard she was flitting around country clubs in search of wealthy boyfriends.
They frowned disapprovingly as a younger blonde I didn’t recognize endeavored to perch her unlikely breasts on his arm. I remembered my mother’s cousin Potty as a silly sort of uncle who kept jelly beans in his pockets. My mother had told stories about Potty as a little boy who banged his head on the floor when he didn’t get what he wanted. But now his cherubic face showed no hint of a bad temper. With his chubby cheeks and jaunty smile, however, he looked anything but the grieving brother. ” bellowed the master of Eagle Glen.