5:22 AM, Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
Gabriella paced back and forth in front of the glowing map, trying to burn off helpless anger and impotent frustration. After Diane vanished, Josephine had taken a few minutes to heal the worst of Gabriella’s burns; now, however, there seemed to be nothing else left to do but wait. Josephine had folded her limber legs into a full lotus position, and sat in serene silence. Her eyes were closed, and relaxed hands lay dormant on her thighs; Gabriella couldn’t tell if she was even awake or not.