Looking up, he saw a brilliant white light shuddering through the old, creaky building. In slow motion, the steeple began to cave in, and the walls warped in and out of shape.
“Nico Phillip Demaray! You’ve been in the woods again, haven’t you?” Paulette was furious. “You know how dangerous it is to wander out there alone. How many times do I have to tell you to stay away?!”
“‘Twas something in the gardens, m’Lord. I found Mistress Winifred lying on the ground - asleep-like. I knew something bad must’ve happened. When she woke, she started running to the bushes, shouting for Annmarie.”