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    As Ross rowed Dana out to the Island, after stopping for sandwich fixings, she told him about the other two art pieces. “There are several odd things about the painting of me. For one thing, I had braids, but I wasn’t wearing braids when Yllsa met me; I haven’t worn them since I’ve been here. More worrisome, though, and I could be wrong since I only had a few seconds to look, but I think the painting of me had a skull and crossed bones on my left cheekbone. That’s a little scary.”

    “My guess is that somehow Rheta got them from Yllsa. Why Yllsa is sharing her art with Rheta and not with Dorothy is something I can’t answer,” he said. “As far as the skull and crossed bones, any chance someone else could have added them?”

    “Like who? And when?”

    “Peggy? Dorothy? Glenn? I don’t know.”

    “Yllsa would have had to do that painting and get it to Rheta awfully quickly!” Dana said, shaking her head. “And then someone else would have had to doctor it. Is anyone here into voodoo or something?”

    "Yllsa could have painted it and brought it over. Though why, I can’t imagine. Both girls used to do art with Dorothy. But when they were in high school, Yvonya, who was older and planning to go to MCA and major in art, was completely shattered when Yllsa, who had announced early on that she wanted to be a 'fisherman,' took the best of show in the high school competition. Yvonya cried for days. Yllsa quit doing art. Or, my guess is, she quit showing anyone her art—probably did it in secret. She dedicated herself to learning everything about fishing. She shadowed me. Yvonya shadowed Dorothy. Tension grew up in the family. It kind of got out of hand."

    "That's really terrible. I'm so sorry, Ross," Dana said, reaching out to briefly touch his hand as he rowed toward the landing spot on Little Hog Island.

    "I'm confused, though," she continued. "I'm really confused. If Yllsa is the fisherwoman, and Yvonya was the artist, why was Yvonya killed in a boating accident?"

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