“Ben opened his eyes, instantly wide awake. His heart raced, and he didn’t know why. Something had startled him out of his dark and empty dreams and had started his heart pumping. For a moment he wondered where he was, but then the few memories he had flooded back to him. The quietness screamed in his ears. He strained in the silence to understand his unease.”

Hope in Ruins Chapter 18: Seth, Son of Jonah, and the Locked Doors. Out Now.