This was supposed to be a good-bye kiss, not an invitation.
He kissed Cynthia good-bye and strolled the sun-lit streets the short distance to Sheriff Jake Weller's office behind the courthouse.
So they put all their things in boxes and said, Good-bye to their new friends and sailed away in a large boat to find a new country.
He probably wanted to say good-bye privately.
So good-bye to thee--and wrong not Captain Ahab, because he happens to have a wicked name.