Funny posts, FORTers!
I didn't understand why the Boston Boys stuck with them in the swamp. Maybe it was like watching a snake - you're repulsed, but can't look away. I enjoyed their verbal and non-verbal responses to her outbursts.
Why did they bring her along, when they knew what to expect? Her dad went too far when asking her to hold that flashlight - THE NERVE! When she rejected that idea, he should have handed her the shovel and said CHOOSE.