Mind and will power that is! Love didn’t enter into Thia’s mind unless, one deserved to be loved because of one’s excellent ways.
Well, as things developed just about that time, right before Thia took off for Vegas, Mr. Coo’s wife died and Thia was exhorted to go and give to Mr. Coo her condolences.
Mr. Coo was Thia’s former employer. (Coo is not his legal name but Coo he was called from childhood on up and everybody in the business called him Coo or Mr. Coo.)