The house was frightening. Fay had ended up living on the ground floor as she aged, leaving the rest of the house to go to rack and ruin. Anna found windows stuck open on the second and third floors. In the kitchen, you could see through the holes into the basement. The wallpaper was peeling from the walls in places, and certain things were missing, such as the Tiffany lamp. Later Fay’s nurse said that Fay had given it to her, along with several other valuables. Maybe she had. The lawyer said there was nothing Anna could do.