Rays of Violet It was nearing midnight and Jensen was preparing to make his usual escape from the house. He hadn't been caught yet, but he always prayed his father wouldn't find him out. It would basically be game over if Leroy suspected foul play on Jensen's part. Whatever could be considered fun, Leroy made sure that his son wasn't part of it. To a seventeen year-old, this was a prison sentence.
By now, Jensen was climbing out of his window, doing his best to remain silent. Though Leroy was a heavy sleeper, Jensen didn't want to take any chances. He left the window open a crack for his return trip and headed for his parked cruiser. It was a noisy thing to start, so he'd generally let the start-up levels cycle through slowly instead of engaging thrusters at maximum right away. It only took two minutes longer and Jensen was soon flying over the house. Leroy stirred in his sleep, but nothing happened otherwise.
Several minutes later, Jensen was hov