Poor Mark. His Trail-brain is in overdrive, trying to reconcile the inputs being presented… Pretty girl who helps damaged wildlife recover = GOOD. Shifty, mysterious man coming and going at all hours mailing packages to Atlanta and points further off with impeccably kept files with pictures revealing poaching activities = BAD. Yet they are together = ???
But Mark, things are not always as they seem. Sometimes people maintain double lives, hiding in plain sight… Until they get a little cocky, thinking that their cover is perfect, that no one will ever suspect. Of course Jessica is in on the Turtle Egg and other wildlife poaching… She’s the one that keeps the halo burning bright over the island. She’s the one that keeps people away, that is unless it’s a person with a perverse need to write stories and barge in unannounced… Remember, this story could have been over before it started if Jessica and Marlin had simply said “no thank you” to Mark’s desire to write an article on them… But what’s the fun in that?