Lars has a theory why he’s remained earthbound…
Cecilia’s ghost father has followed her home.
Cecilia’s ghost father appears in her kitchen. She’s a bit startled to see him but recovers quickly to ask him how he was able to appear in her house when he’s never done so before. His theory is that she brought his journal home and it made it easy for him to follow her.
In this scene, it doesn’t read exactly how it does in the book. A few sentences have been tweaked to meet the 10 sentence limit. This is in Cecilia’s POV. Lars explains how time is different for him than it is for her.
In the light of day, Cecilia can’t believe she told her ghost father to go away. She’s at home, having breakfast and trying to ignore her father’s journal sitting in front of her on the table.
In the light of day, Cecilia is rethinking her hasty decision to run away from the ghost of her father.
Cecilia is overwhelmed from meeting her father, who just so happens to be a ghost. She did what any other person might do. She fled.
In this snippet she’s had time to think about her hasty retreat.
Cecilia is overwhelmed by the conversation she’s been having with her father who has been dead for 23 years.
Cecilia accused her father that he was going to divorce her mother so even if he hadn’t died, he was still going to leave her.
Cecilia asked her ghost father if he purposely drove his truck into the ocean. Here’s his response…
Cecilia asked her ghost father how he was able to knock the journal off the desk but he couldn’t hug her.