Part 2, August 29 Summary
Ashton writes Sophie to tell her that all is well once again on Guernsey. Ivor has made his copies, and the original Wilde letters are back in Pribby’s biscuit tin. Ashton is now calm until Stark reads the letters.
Ashton was even calm during the entire Billee Bee ordeal until after she put Kit to bed that night. Then she started to pace until there was a knock at her door. She was surprised and a little flustered to see Adams at her window, and she threw the door wide open—to find Adams with Giraud standing on the front steps. They came to see how she was doing (very kind of them). She wonders if Giraud is getting homesick for France yet.
Ashton just read an article by a French political prisoner held...
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