“Harmony and Dissonance and Grandmother Iline are part of a modern day version of The Underground Railroad that has a main stop here in Haven, Tennessee. Only this one helps women and children escape abusive situations.”
“They only told me because I meddled and misjudged how violent Mr. Arnold might get and had to ask the three of them for help. He was gonna hurt Mrs. Arnold and the kids because she was trying to get away from him. I oughta understand meanness better by now.”
“Anyhow, it turns out inspector detectors can be heroes, too.”
“Maybe I don’t know as much as I think I do,” Susannah admitted sadly.
Merriam-Webster: absolutely: used in speech as a forceful way of expressing agreement
Wait long enough, and people will surprise and impress you.