They often rejoice together that their friendship is uncomplicated by any kind of sexual attraction - but they both get murderously jealous when the other is dating.Jane has a job at Oliver's science fiction book shop now - and since Oliver has that one moment of Naked Jane burnt on the inside of his eyelids, he now loses the place in one in every three sentences.If any English speakers turn up, he pretends he only speaks Hebrew.He is, at this very moment, staring out to sea, and sighing happily every thirty-eight seconds.Patrick is now a completely devoted husband, who lives in total denial that he was anything other an upstanding member of the community. He doesn't like remembering things because it's a bit like thinking.Jane and Oliver never actually did have sex, but they did become very good friends.People who know them well think something's gotta give - and they're right.Especially as Jane comes to work in a metal bikini.
She gets very cross about this, and if he says "Yeah but check out the season poll!
" one more time, he will not live to write another word. He lives a life of complete peace and serenity now, having taken the precaution of not learning a word of the local language and therefore protecting himself from the consequences of his own special brand of communication.