However unwillingly she'd come the Island of Fountains cast its spell over Elvi. W/ her grandfather's death, somehow the island had become peculiarly her own. Then Heriot barged in.
"You're young yet," he said. "There's a world of experience before you." Over his raised glass, his dark eyes mocked & challenged her. "Here's to all the things you've never tasted, Elvi. May you enjoy them!"
A hateful man--arrogant, dangerous. But exciting, Elvi had to admit!