Ned: She doesn’t know. But I wanted to make it better or different than what it was, because what it was was her dead and I didn’t want that to be my fault too.
Emerson: Well, who died instead?
Ned: [shows Emerson an obituary for the funeral director] It’s a random proximity thing.
Emerson: Bitch! I was in proximity.
Emerson: The fact that he was a very, very bad man makes you feel better about w wedding dresses hat you did?
Ned: Yes. Immensely. I would have felt horrible if it was. you, for example.
Emerson: [smacks Ned on the head with rolled up newspaper.]
Ned: I’m not proud!
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Ned: Listen to you, all judgey judge.
Deedee: Hey, Charlotte!
Chuck: Hey, Deedee.
Deedee: Now, how’d I know you’d be the first person I’d see when I got to.? Is this.? Which one is this?
Chuck: This is neither. Well, maybe it’s both, but, listen, this is the deal: you get to talk for, like, a minute, we’re gonna catch up, and then you’re not talking anymore.
Deedee: Does everyone get to do this? ‘Cause, girl, we gotta break it down.
Chuck: Did you know I was gonna get killed?
Deedee: I thought there might be the possibility, yes. I’m real sorry about that. I probably should’ve said something. But to be honest, and really, why not, at this point, if it were safe, I would’ve done it myself. God, this is fantastic! Being honest is fun!
Narrator: One mile to the west, Emerson Cod was also not thrilled. During times of stress or anxiety, he liked to knit. Since the arrival of the dead girl who was not dead, he found the st wedding dresses ockinette stitch relaxing.
Chuck: [regarding Emerson] Is he upset you brought your childhood sweetheart back to life?
Ned: He barely knows you’re here.
Narrator: In fact, Emerson had finished knitting a sweater vest and two handgun cozies in the week since Chuck’s return.
Emerson: I’m not God, but if I was, I’d be an angry God.
Emerson: If I’d wanted to hang out with geeks in leotards, I would’ve stayed in art school.
Narrator: As Olive considered how much she loved Digby for paying attention to her when the pie maker would not, Digby considered how much he loved salt.