By Jim Butcher
In his acclaimed Codex Alera novels, bestselling writer Jim Butcher has created a desirable international during which the fundamental forces of nature take actual shape and are used for defense. Now, as enemies develop into allies and buddies develop into sour foes, a probability past reckoning looms for all.
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With an immense amount of physical concentration, he lowered Lori's postcard to the coffee table as if it were easy. He could tell Sophie didn't believe him, so he forced a smile. "I'm good," he said, a little more aggressively than he'd meant. "Okay," she said. " 2 Owen dressed quickly in the clothes he'd left in the bathroom cubby, and looked up Chapel Lake again, this time for a map. The town and lake went by the same name, both nestled in a patch of forest along with hundreds of other small lakes—called the Kawartha Lakes or, simply, the Kawarthas—crisscrossed by provincial highways, communities, and country roads in Peterborough County, a little over two hours' drive northeast of Toronto.
The farther he got from home, the more he focused on the act of driving itself, the better he began to feel. A few times, he thought of Lori, he pictured her in the roadside shops rifling through moccasins and dreamcatchers and cheap sunglasses, wondering if she had stopped and gotten out at the Peterborough Lift Locks or Burleigh Falls (he hadn't himself, had only marveled at them as he drove by). He imagined her, but didn't see her: there were no more hallucinations of Lori in her damp white gown, mouthing words he couldn't hear.
Another heavy drop, not the hollow plink of water on enameled steel but the large plunk! of water into a tub already full of it. The plug must have fallen in and lodged itself in the drain. But the shower curtain was drawn. He'd left it open this morning, and he'd been the last to shower, he was sure of that much. Maybe his mother had drawn it closed before they'd left for the funeral. It seemed like something she might do. A shadow moved behind the clear frosted vinyl of the shower curtain. He saw only its dark, gauzy reflection, and he froze, his heart beginning to hammer.
Captain's Fury (Codex Alera, Book 4) by Jim Butcher