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Real panic set in now as black spots danced before my eyes. I had to breathe. I kicked again, but just bobbed in place. Now the black spots were bigger, and the pressure in my chest was agonizing. I wondered how long I’d been down here, and if Cal was going to make good on that promise to save me anytime soon.
I suddenly surged upward, gasping when I broke the surface, the air burning as it rushed into my chest, but I wasn’t done yet??. I kept flying until I was completely out of the water, landing on the pier in a heap.
'...but that wasn't the end of it....'