Young Keith went out to find him at half past, but he's not returned, either. So we walked down School Lane, and all we found was this:
I'm even more concerned about Young Keith. You can always replace a deputy, but a son is a son. Given the way the two of them went separately like that, I can only assume there's some kind of a Bermuda Triangle effect going on at that end of the village.
I guess that's it. There must have been some of kind of irresistible force, dragging them in. They may well even be in another dimension by now.