For a moment he didn't understand what she was trying to tell him, but then it dawned on him that she was right. The hotel could not be in that direction. Still, he didn't give up. "Yes, God again, we'll just come a little sideways." He stood up and trudged defiantly toward the knoll, which made a gentle curve to the right at the top. He led the way first, his wife 5 paces behind, which is why he was the first to see it when they reached the crest: the ocean!