Chapter 3 Summary
Hayley thinks about the mythosphere constantly and it starts to take hold of her.
The newest maid, Martya, speaks very little English so Hayley accompanies her to town to get some groceries. On one such trip, Hayley and Martya see a street performer standing in the shade, playing a violin outside a bar called The Star. Martya tells Hayley that he is a musician but her thick Russian accent makes it sound like "magician." Hayley becomes fascinated by his potential magic powers.
On a later trip to town, Hayley hears the violin music from a shop where Martya is attempting to decipher the grocery list. Hayley kicks an ice cream machine and a coin falls out of it. She picks up the coin and runs out of the shop. She stops in front of the violin player and puts the coin in his open violin...