Lily leaves home...

During chapter two Rosaleen and Lily have been arrested for Rosaleen's actions against the white men. Lily was taken home by T.Ray but he left Rosaleen behind. Lily promises Rosaleen that she will come back for her. T.Ray and Lily have an argument about leaving Rosaleen at the jail and T.Ray tells Lily that her mother never loved her and that she was leaving Lily the day she died. After the argument Lily decides that she will run away and get Rosaleen out of jail, then she will try to find out information about her mother. When Lily arrives at the jail she finds that Rosaleen has been taken to the hospital. Lily then breaks into Rosaleen's room at the hospital and they escape. Rosaleen and Lily hitch a ride to Tiburon with a coloured man delivering cantaloupes. Rosaleen and Lily talk about Lily's mother and what Rosaleen knew about her. They have a fight and sleep on opposite sides of the river, when morning comes they make up and bathe in the river. This concludes chapter two.