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Back to Estelle.Estelle has been traveling. Since the whole Eck incident at the poker game, she's been a wondering what the point of her existence is—so she's gone looking for it throughout the universe.
Hed's a bit upset when she leaves again, because, even though he hates to admit it, he misses his daughter.
So, apparently, do the poker players who have noticed that Hed has been just a teensy bit on edge since Estelle has been away.