"Forever the winds blow, for ever the waters move : not for one moment since creation have they been still." Moving, moving since creation ~ From 'The Children's Encyclopedia' published by Arthur Mee. Date and artist unknown.
The water was icy cold, biting at her already chapped skin, and she could hardly make her fingers release their death hold on the rock. Yet time was of the essence; nothing but the tide could carry her away from this place and the tide waits for no man.