They had simply overlooked the issue in their excitement.
The apartment overlooked the beautiful blues and greens of the ocean.
Geoffroy here maintained that the five centres of ossification existed in the duck just as in the fowl, and that the real difference of the process lay in the period at which they made their appearance, a circumstance which, though virtually proved by the preparations Cuvier had used, had been by him overlooked or misinterpreted.
Maybe Katie wasn't the only one who had been overlooked by Señor Medena when it came to inheritance.
Dismayed by the amount of fallen bodies wearing Tiyan's colors, Taran overlooked the messenger from the north the first time until he'd reached the walls.