“ JAMES are you INSANE ??” I screamed at him. I watched as our only hope of survival splash into the lake. This was going to be freezing
I striped out of my hoddie and jeans, so I would have some warm clothes to come back to. Without thinking, then, I dove into the lake. It was sooo much colder then I thought. I went into the trance I had so carefully developed through my years of swimming, blocking out everything but my goal. All feeling was gone, replaced by the burning desire to save the Book. There it was, glistening still but slowly becoming soaked. I swam towards it.
Just as it was within reach I heard a horrific sound behind me. I looked behind me. Bad idea. What was James thinking??