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Mexican Spanish with an accent indistinguishable from that of the man, and at least Cleta and Dionie could speak easily in the new language.
He fumbled, dripping, for a towel Cleta had taken, turned and saw her standing there, as remote as if she were on another planet.
Reidel brushed Cleta aside and lifted the sobbing child into his arms.
Reidel saw Cleta in the door of the plane, and his excitement caught fire.
And by that time it would be only an adventure story and Cleta, only a memory.
Cleta tried to disentangle herself from the strangling clutch of the thin arms, but Linnit gripped at her in frenzied terror, and Cleta could not get away without hurting her.
Near the fire, Cleta, sitting on the edge of the blanket, was coaxing the reluctant Linnit to swallow a few mouthfuls.
He wondered if either Cleta or Dionie had the least notion what to do for Linnit.
On the other side of the fire Reidel covered Linnit and smoothed down her hairthe sort of absent-minded, habitual gesture that he would give any suffering small thingand looked across at Cleta, smiling.
He paused, reluctant to continue, for Cleta had gone stark white, and even Arran looked frightened.