Element Constituent, component, factor, ingredient.
I roll over to face James. “Hey, James,” I whisper into the dark. “James. Are you awake?”
“Kind of,” I hear back. “What do you want?”
“Do you think we can trust Aunt Wora and Uncle Had and Sanford?”
“I mean it. Do we know they’re on our side?” I sigh. James is too trusting. To him, if you’re nice to him, then you’re a nice person, and if you’re mean to him, then you’re a mean person. I wish I could talk to Madison. She’d know what I meant.
“I know what you mean,” I hear Madi say in my head.
“What? Madi, is t...
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