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Adam felt like saying that he could take care of Poly perfectly well by himself, but at this poult he thought it wiser not to cross the older man who was talking in a quiet but most deter mined way to the Swissair man, who finally smiled and nodded, shook hands with the canon, and then ushered the passengers out into the rain and onto the bus.
Canon Tallis was obviously familiar with every inch of the place, separating, sorting, explaining, ostensibly to Poly, but also for Adam.
Here, for some reason, the canon and Poly switched into Spanish, so Adam joined them.
The exchange was so swift, the voices were so low, that no one but Adam, and perhaps Poly, was aware that anything had been said.
Those who had been going on to Geneva and Zurich, with the exception of Canon Tallis and Poly, had left, so it was a smaller group gathered together in the lobby.
Adam sat at a large, round table with Poly and Canon Tallis and five other passengers, so that conversa tion was perforce general, and mostly about the weather.
Canon Tallis stood watching after Poly and Adam as they paddled out into the rain and onto the bus, stood watching until the bus was driven off.
But if he ever wanted to get anything out of Poly it THE ARM OF THE STARFISH would not do to antagonize her now.
Giving him a wary look Poly put her hand in his as they left the bus, and held it firmly until they were safely in the plane.
After Poly had been gone a couple of minutes he began to look back toward the washroom door every few seconds.