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The first that Alice was aware of anything wrong with the goodly mad, and madly good Tarrant Hightopp was when she was forced into a slightly less-than-casual sidestep in order to avoid introduction of hat block and face, as well as a few over-friendly shards of glass and wood. The cause of this commotion, she was to assume, was the hurling of said hat block through the window of the nearby windmill. That is to say, what had been a window, though now it appeared to have ceased to hold tightly enough to that name, for the title seemed to have escaped it, what with its current lack of glass and, alas, even frame.
She had not been contemplating entering the ramshackle building before, though she fancied that it may have been a practical decision when faced with the distinct lack of lunacy at the table before her, and so assured herself that given time, with or without the defenestration of the poor hat block now sitting dejectedly at her feet, she would hav