Andrea walked in zombie fashion. I called out to her but she did not respond.
Steadily, she moved; I followed, my heart in my mouth.
"Andrea," I called again. She stopped. She turned towards me.
Happily, I ran towards her. Greenish blue water lapped at Andrea's feet. She smiled,and waved at me.
Andrea moved deeper into the water. I reached out to pull her back. She turned again and smiled, arms stretched towards mine. I clutched at her. She pushed back. The surf pounded down around us.
Suddnely, I was in the churning water...