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It is all diverse the following. " i have visible the warfare of affection she has in her relatives. She could not comprehend the peace of detachment there's in mine. She frowns, her eyes nonetheless asking questions, yet she does not say from now on. We take a seat right here ready. DIANA As I depart the final glimmer of the underground, I flip again and wave at Hector. "Bye! " I shout, having fun with the best way my voice rolls round the partitions. i do not suppose as exuberant as I sound, yet i need to raise Hector's de spair. i will be able to see his silhouette positioned fingers as much as ears in make-believe horror on the noise. "See you tomor row! " I name, after which i am in blackness, groping alongside the damp partitions. I come to the poultry cord and think round the floor for the flashlight, calling "Stew paintings! " i locate the sunshine, yet there is no Stewart. I con tinue alongside the tunnel, hoping he is round someplace and that he will listen my voice quickly. One step at a time, I inform myself. first thing is to get during the maze and at the approach domestic. there will be time later to consider the opposite difficulties. nonetheless no Stewart. i guess I do not need anticipated him to be striking round ready. He might be out aspect after rabbits. I come to the 1st fork within the tun nel. The maze is beginning. quickly the tunnel could be twisting upward in a jagged spiral and branching off in different instructions at each flip. i ponder why Hector and that i were not clever sufficient to make a few type of marks to teach the way in which we got here in the course of the maze. Bread crumbs, that is what the youngsters utilized in the fairy story to go away a path. i feel of Stewart going again later and snuffling up the crumbs, ruining our plans. "Where are you, Stewie? " I shout. i ponder if the outdated dragon is sitting in his fats armchair listening to my voice echo again during the tunnels. yet I want to not take into consideration the Counselor now. i need to locate Stewart and get out of right here. One step at a time. i do know I will be carrying on with upward. The tunnel divides in entrance of me. One fork continues to be point, the 146 other climbs steeply. 1 take the hiking one. 1 choose up a sliver of rock and scratch a D for Diana at the rock wall of the tunnel. I stroll a number of extra steps and scratch one other D, at times calling for Stewart. At my 3rd D I pay attention the barking. it truly is unmistakably the sound of Stewart. it really is coming from sooner than me so i need to be going the proper way—but then the tunnel twists. The flashlight beam throws black shadows that shift eerily as I circulation. i am now not certain in regards to the path of the sound. it kind of feels to be in all places. I proceed hesitantly now. 1 imagine the barking's becom ing fainter. round one other nook. I approximately discover a few factor. . . . My flashlight illuminates skeletons and that i scream loudly. Rags of garments nonetheless adhere to them. There are shreds of hair by means of the 2 skulls so shut jointly. they have died with their hands round one another. I stand there for a second with my eyes closed to cool down my middle, that's thumping in my chest. the dual glowing skulls are imprinted on the within my eye lids. i will need to step over them.