Steve, Styke’s neighbour and friend asks Debby about a painting in Di’s room. Debby clarifies that Di didn’t paint. Debby and Styke seek Steve’s help regarding Debby’s loss of certain memories including drawing a certain picture
Debby moved into Styke and his step sister Di’s house to act as the 15 year old girl’s nanny to help Styke maintain custody of Di. This story goes on from here. It’ll make more sense if you’ve read the Prologue
” Inspired to draw anything yet??”, Di asked from her perch on the window bench in Debby’s room. She’d watched the older woman stand in front of a blank canvas for a full 10 minutes now.
Sighing despondently Debby sat back on the bed, putting away her charcoal pencil. Ever since the fiasco with her fiancé, she hadn’t been able to draw much. Most people told her to let all her frustration out on the canvas but that suggestion didn’t seem to help her state at all.