Jason saw his grandmother looking at him with worried abstraction and knew she was thinking about him. He gave her a smile and took her arm in his.
“Out!�? he ordered, firmly. “Key and I will wash up.�?
“Well,�? offered Eleanor. “Maybe we can all do it. Division of labour. Isn't that how we are supposed to be efficient?�?
“All right.�? Jason smiled at Eleanor. He was very fond of her. He hoped she and his grandmother would become friends.
Lucasta saw the smile and resolved that she would try to be friends with Eleanor. She trusted Jason's judgement. Only with Brent, at the end, had he been wrong—so wrong!—but his sense of the worth of other people had always been acute, even as a boy. She supposed that was why he didn't get along with his mother she might be family but really the woman was odious such a wart and rather stupid too luckily her children had inherited their father's brains.
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