Sunrise! Out of bed Ginny tumbles. New day! December 24th. She made it through that heavy day December 23rd a bit of the “whew!” being found with Blue.
A walk in the book
In this chapter we see a number of things unfold to us and to Steel’s characters. We see that Christmas is a time they both don’t like. His family and her family both had serious struggles. Little by little they unfold their mysteries to each other, but they remain reserved.
Blue is quite sure there is a game being played. He wants the relationship that Ginny is unfolding to him, but cannot figure out where that ulterior motive is. He is waiting for the Aha! I see it now and better run moment. Surely she is a social worker or from child protective services or something. Her way with him is very pleasant, but it is so unusual.
Ginny remains intrigued over Blue. He is polite and cares about things she does not figure he would care about. He grooms himself. He uses her laptop with reasonable alacrity, but why? Is he looking for a message from someone? He seems interested in her job and why she does it, how she earns her money, etc. [Read more…]