1.13 Bridget watches as Gwendolyn—all three of her—vanishes into mid air. She gawks at an empty sky.
1.14 A thunderous “cr-a-a-a-a-c-c-c-k” splits the air. Bridget looks into the tree overhead . . .
1.15 . . . whose branches somehow shimmer like water, when a flash of yellow light fills the tree.