“It was exhilarating, and exciting, and fun! I laughed, and laughed, and laughed so much that my stomach muscles were as sore as my hands.
“And when the last quarter was gone, I still laughed for I did not realized what I had done `till I stepped outside.
It was nighttime. The twinkling lights of every casino in that strip were twinkling with incredible mischievousness. The night was dark as a background for the myriad of twinkling mischievous little lights.
“And then, suddenly! The laugh died within me! The monstrous reality rose in front of me and I gasped in panic! In a brief moment the spectrum of 1974 flashed in front of me and I realized that what I saw back in 1974 in those days that I was out of my mind in a Terrazin trip was exactly what I was going through at that very moment.
“And, at that very instant, I realized also that the man that I saw in those visions, the man who I thought to be my husband at an older age, that man was not my husband at all. That man that I saw then was none other but Mr. Coo, my new friend.
“I was just about 2,000 miles away from home without a nickel in my pocket for I gambled even my last quarter and, I was completely alone! For I had betrayed every relationship in my life even to my new friend Mr. Coo.
“I stood there. For a brief moment I was simply petrified. And then, I began to walk. My feet were heavy, and my whole body felt like giving in under a heavy load. I made my way to the automobile. I unlocked the door got in and just sat there behind the steering wheel.
“My panic gave way to numbness. I was numb. I could not think about anything or feel any emotions. I just sat there. After a while, my reasoning power returned somehow and I thought, `Now, what to do? Perhaps a phone call if only I had a quarter!…