"At least you weren’t alone this time," he points, squeezing her shoulder.
At this, she looks across the lawn where Deputy Parrish is talking to an older officer on the front steps. Well, the Sheriff’s true. All of the bodies she’s found up until now, she was the first one to lay eyes on them, even if someone else happened to be with her at the time.
Deputy Parrish was not only beside her this time, but he was the one to actually unzip that first body bag, and that…
Well, it didn’t make her any less horrified, but she did feel a little less helpless, maybe even feel a little less insane in her own head.
That’s all she could really ask for.