Andorra tried to do as Taryn instructed, but the crater hole would not move. It simply dug itself in deeper around her hand, deeper and stronger. Why? You seem to think me unworthy, and you're being stubborn, she thought as if the water were a sentient being like herself. Yield to me! You're only waves and wetness, after all! She felt foolish for getting so angry.
All of a sudden, the hole dug too deep, making the water's current throw the Avalonian maiden off-balance. Righting herself quickly, she realized that her hair was now soaked. She sighed. "What now? I guess I fail this lesson."