Lisey tries to get in touch with Sheriff Ridgewick after an obsessed fan shows up at her house.
In a horror movie, she thought, this is where the monster would leap out of the darkness and grab me. Just as I'm starting to relax.
Nothing leaped out to grab her, but Lisey didn't think it would hurt to take the silver spade inside with her, if only for good luck. Carrying it in one hand now, down by the collar where the shaft met the silver scoop, Lisey went to call Norris Ridgewick, the Castle County Sheriff.
- Part 2 / Chapter VI / Section 8