By David Fiore
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But when the supplicant dead come to you for justice and you also have occasional prophetic dreams, life tends to interfere with your studies. Now, as I hung twenty feet above the surface of the sea, the witchy shadows closed around me so completely that I couldn’t see the next piton thrusting from the pole above my head. I Odd Hours 23 halted, pondering whether I could ascend safely in the pitch dark or should retreat to the narrow concrete ledge below. The penetrating odor of creosote, applied to preserve the wood, had grown thicker as I climbed.
The green dismalness abruptly darkened into true gloom. I had swum under the pier, between two of the many concrete columns on which the timber support posts stood. A blind moment later, I encountered another column bristling with barnacles. I followed it to the surface. Gasping for air that smelled of iodine and tar, that tasted of salt and chalk, I clung to the encrusted concrete, the barnacles sharp and slick under my hands, and I pulled my sweatshirt sleeves down to protect against cuts as best I could.
Because the staggered ranks of pilings would make it difﬁcult if not impossible to paddle against the tide and also navigate around every column, I hoped to steer and propel the inﬂatable craft across the remaining width of the pier by pushing off one after another of those concrete impediments. Finally I untied the belaying line from the cleat. Because the dinghy began at once to drift with the tide, I let the rope ravel on the ﬂoorboard as it wished. 40 DEAN KOONTZ Before the column receded beyond reach, I sat upon the forward thwart, seized the free oar, and used it to thrust off the concrete.