A week passed and Sophie received no word from Alberto Knox. There were also no more postcards from Lebanon, though she and Joanna still talked about the cards they found in the major’s house. Flight attendant once you have tasted flight you will forever walk the earth with your eyes poster. Joanna had suffered a lifelong shock, but when nothing seemed to happen, the panic momentarily faded and disappeared during her homework and badminton games. Sophie reread Alberto’s letters over and over, searching for clues that could shed light on the Hilde mystery. It also gave her the opportunity to digest the classic philosophical ideas. She no longer struggled trying to distinguish between Democritus and Socrates, or between Plato and Aristotle.