"I see that which you want most," she declared, pulling the snake’s head up to hers so that it's forked tongue could flicker across her lips.
I stepped around her, cringing away from the serpent.
The woman laughed, showing a wide mouth of bright white teeth, "He can come back, you know."
The air left my lungs and I stopped short. I couldn't have heard her right. I dropped Jonah's hand and turned around slowly.