“I have no-one to play with and that is nonsense,” Ellie says, jumping onto the bed.
It isn’t all that nonsensical to her mother, as it is half past two at night.
“Why do you want someone to play with? You should be sleeping, honey.”
“Because it is nonsense. Total, utter nonsense. I have no-one to play with! No-one! To play with!”
She seems genuinely baffled.
“What happened to Doug?”
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