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But Undine had never told Mim, nor had she let Lou tell her, how close Undine had come to squeezing the life out of the world with her terrifying power. (Though Undine herself had never been quite clear on that one—when she believed the world to be darkened and contracted into one small grain of light, the rest of the earth’s population had apparently been unaware and had gone on eating, sleeping, getting stuck in peak-hour trafﬁc, having sex, disappointing each other, buying houses and toasters and raisins, murdering each other, rescuing each other, writing down each other’s phone numbers on the backs of their hands with a ballpoint pen.
Lou looked assaulted. ” Mim shrugged. “Well, if you couldn’t . ” She went back to eating her dinner, but unseen by Lou, Mim gave Undine a big wink. Lou looked around the table. Undine stared back, brimming with excitement, trying to hold it in. Was Lou caving? “I . ” Lou began, pointing her fork in Undine’s direction, but did not ﬁnish her thought. “We’ll see,” she said ﬁnally. Undine bounced up and down a little. ” “It’s we’ll see, maybe,” replied Lou. ” Undine stopped bouncing, but nothing would wipe the smile from her face.
Trout stood in the shadows, largely concealed by parked cars, watching as the girls produced a tin of paint and three brushes. They set to work on different sections of the concrete driveway, the occasional giggle or exclamation erupting, quickly answered by violent shushing. After a short period the larger girls put down their brushes. The small girl kept writing. The other two were clearly getting jumpy. 38 “Come on,” they hissed, despite the fact that the downstairs ﬂat remained dark and quiet, the occupants clearly unaware of what was going on outside.