Bright sun lasered holes in Jade’s eyelids. She squinched them open and raised her head. Morning. Finally. At least the pain had subsided. What time was it? Hopefully Juan would be here soon and would take her to the hospital.
The thirst returned with a vengeance so bad it was like her insides shriveled. This must be what a grape felt like turning into a raisin. Damn, what she wouldn’t give for a cup of coffee. And a trip to the bathroom.
Jade tilted to the side, ...