Fairy Rider by Leonie Roderick
Dillon rides over to Delia O’Shea as he said he would. He takes a short cut through the dry veld. At the fence he stops, wondering how he is going to get Darling to the other side. He dismounts and examines the situation. Could he do what he saw a man doing once in a movie? Between posts he pulls the fence up and let it lay on the ground. Luckily this fence is old and sags a little. He should tell his father and ask him to see to a new fence. After today it might not be possible to go over to Land’s End again. With care he leads Darling over the wires lying in the grass. He doesn’t want Darling to get hurt from the wires lying at odd angles. Fences are there to be respected and not to be ignored. Once on the other side he secures Darling to a branch and pulls the fence back into its original upright position
Today, he feels the grave is calling to him and not the twin peaks. He rides around the mound and slides down from Darling. Slowly, he walks over the cultivated lawn and stops in front of the marble slab. Once more, he reads the simple words.
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