Soon after Clarry gets back she recieves a telegram saying Simon has died, as well as the horrible news from her brother Peter.
Soon after the war finishes and Rupert goes to live in another country, Vanessa and Peter get married. Clarry and Peter's father come to the wedding but isn't very excited about it.
Clarry thinks that after the war Cornwall won't be the same and that she'll probably won't have another summer holiday there with Rupert again. But Vanessa encourages her to go there to get her Grandfather's old stuff. when she gets there she sees Rupert.