“I know why I’m here. You think I’m crazy, don’t you?”
Pam smiled sympathetically. “You didn’t fit into this world, Scarlet. You made a world in your head, one which you were able to unlock with a key you created in your subconscious thoughts. You are the key. You are the willow.
“Everything you’ve told me – the fire, your father’s murder, the loss of your mother, even the magic you experienced living with your grandparents are all reflected in the world you created.
“You’ve become confused, combining a perfect world which you crave with the hardships you’ve endured and turned everything upside down.
“You can’t really believe your step-father is possessed. I know it might seem that way considering the things he’s done, but we have to be realistic, Scarlet. There are no monsters here, only the ones in your head.”
Scarlet’s fingers curled around the warm Transportation Stone in her palm and she smiled knowingly, but said nothing.