The Silent Sister - Part One: 4-7 Summary & Analysis

Diane Chamberlain
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In Chapter 4, Riley is lamenting the fact that Danny is so difficult. After leaving the lawyer, Riley picks him up and takes him to their father's house. They eat shrimp and she watches as he slowly walks into the house. She mentions how much her father had saved, and they muse over how he would have that much money from his job running an RV park. Danny grows tense when Riley feeds him on the same plates they used as children. She changes the subject to romance. They ponder the strange bequests their father made - Jeannie Lyons and Tom Kyle. Danny says Tom is "an asshole" and proclaims he really doesn't want to deal with any of it. He begs Riley to hire somebody, that he has too many nightmares about their family. Danny goes on to the living room, complaining...

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