The man in a black cashmere coat is introduced immediately in the story and continues to appear throughout. Most people in life comment that someone is looking out or over us throughout a lifetime. Some say, “It must be my fairy godmother.” If something goes wrong during the week, one often hears, “I must be cursed.” Others feel it is simply intuition.
In the former book, the young man thought the person he saw and felt might be a mentor—that is, until he learned the truth, which surprised us all. Now young Timmy must deal with this man and try to figure out who or why the man appears.