The Question and Answer section for Tuck Everlasting is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The lights were burning in the Foster home because Winnie was missing.
Sometime later, the man in the yellow suit slipped down from the saddle and tied the Tucks' old horse to a bar of the Fosters' fence. He tried the gate. It was unlocked. He...
• Mae Tuck sets out to meet her sons.
• Winnie Foster thinks about running away, and
• A man appears at the Fosters' gate.
At this point in the story, we're not sure why he is such an unhappy man. According to Tuck, he " was having that dream again, the good one where we're all in heaven and never heard of Treegap." From this comment, we can infer Heaven seems idylic...