Continued from Installment 67
“I think it was my fault. He looked scared when I suggested you drive him home in Bradley’s truck. He probably snuck out of the house to go with us, or else he didn’t tell his father where he was going. If you had driven him home, he’d be in deep trouble.”
Continued from Installment 58
He walked to the spring. While he knelt and cleared mud from the hole, Tenspot hovered behind him. The boy kept his distance, though he got close enough to watch every movement Jack made.
Continued from Installment 64
“Let’s go,” Tenspot said. “After we find Harey, I’ll mark the trail all the way to the house. We’ll be able to find our way to the Fountain blindfolded, in the dark.”
Continued from Installment 63
Jack gave Nessa the FRESH PEACHES jar, hurried across the clearing, and shimmied up the trunk.
Continued from Installment 62
“You don’t—Won’t you live out a normal life span? Like Maria?”