"We got all the pieces!" they said hopefully.
I looked at them and nodded. I guess they thought I could wave a magic wand and put her back together, like Humpty Dumpty.
On to happier things. I helped this giant leopard moth caterpillar across the road the same day I found the elder eft. This one looked as if it were about to pupate, and was perhaps on walkabout looking for the perfect spot. I see gobs and gobs of these big bristly black cats in fall.