II. As Anna drew near, captivated by the glorious vision, the glow slipped back into the trees. And so the girl ran after it, her bright, desperate eyes darting here and there as it flittered in and out of the branches. One moment it would disappear from her gaze, and she would feel tears welling in her eyes. But the next it would reappear, gleaming and glittering once more, and her heart would soar. So she ran, and she ran, and she ran.