In the story, the main character, Patty, meets Will, who has lost his family in an accident. Here's a piece of a scene with the two of them--
There was this emptiness, this great lapping emptiness that filled the room, as though the color had drained from the walls. Only shadows were left and the rain beating the window and the distant thunder grumbling from somewhere beyond the lake.
Will sat for a long time gripping my hand and I stood next to him frozen by the impossibility of his grief. When he finally looked up, I looked away, afraid to meet his eyes. I looked away, toward the window, and studied the drops that wove their way along the pane.
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