Beatrice returns to Market Shipborough with her baby daughter whom she has named Petra, though Peter himself is still a trifle hurt that Simon was chosen as Beatrice's birthing partner rather than himself. However he is occupied with Simon's upcoming trial. Lyle is about to make his theatrical debut in an open air production at Aunt Auriel's home but it is interrupted by heavy rain. A terrible storm blows up and in its aftermath it appears that Simon has drowned.
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[Ted has phoned Peter to report that his hive of bees has been stolen and to ask Peter's professional advice
Bees? How do you know they've been stolen? How do you know they haven't just... buzzed off? Go to the police, Ted - they deal with lost or stolen property. No, of course they won't laugh at you...
[he puts the phone down
...not much they won't. Have you seen half a million bees loitering around on street corners? Obtaining honey with menaces?