Chapter 7 Summary
Hayley starts to have fun with the family. The other children teach her the rules to several indoor games and they even attempt to teach her how to swim during a trip to the ocean. They also travel to the mythosphere practically every morning and Hayley begins to learn more and more about it. It's discovered the Tollie told Mercer about the game, so the children decide to do it one last time before stopping. Each child is allowed to set their own starting point for the final game. Hayley and Troy draw a card that tells them to bring back a golden apple from the Orchard of Hesperides. Troy comments that he has never seen that particular card before.
While in the mythosphere, Hayley and Troy get separated. She walks on alone and sees a man on a tractor attempting to climb a hill. Each...