I'm on the last Chapter of the Pond, The Fire, and the Cross. The secret of the Pond will be revealed soon. Hang in there, it will be worth it.
Ben’s attorney approaches the bench, and begins whispering to the judge. Immediately the judge calls for a one hour recess. Ben’s is freaking out, and his blood pressure just lit up the courtroom. His attorney leans over and tells him they will be meeting with the judge in his chmbers. As the Prosecutor, Ben and his Attorney begin to enter the Judge's chambers He notices the stranger, rising to his feet. To his befuddlement the stranger heads into the Judge’s chambers also.. Ben flashes back to the pond, and remembers the shadow he saw in the distance. The pond is boiling!