On a recent trip, we drove by a house that offered a solution.
Behold…the Nerf Wall!
"She'd been sent here because of the suspicious death of the guy she'd been crazy about, and still she was 'far from the worse case here'? Luce wondered what else exactly they were dealing with at Sword & Cross."
"Once again came the voice of my friend, still hoarse with fear, and now apparently tinged with despair:'I can't tell you, Carter! It's too utterly beyond thought--I dare not tell you--no man could know it and live--Great God! I never dreamed of this!'"
"It didn't seem to be summer any more. I could feel the winter shaking my bones and banging my teeth together, and the big white hotel towel I had dragged down with me lay under my head numb as a snowdrift."