Immersed in sad thoughts about the future, Sofia stood motionless, staring with unseeing eyes at sunset sky, instinctively listening to bursts of water to the monotonous croaking of frogs, crickets and other sounds that she had never noticed before. Suddenly she felt behind a movement and turned around in the doorway stood a rider and looked at her, looked quite a girl in funny large male shirt. - You'd better go, - he said quietly, trying not to frighten Sofia. In her eyes instantly appear stubborn, cynical expression, she proudly stood up and immediately stopped to be like a helpless, defenseless girl. Before Ryder was an adult, able to stand up for himself a woman.