Eric's mother worked at the local clinic, but ever since school had started, she had been staying late to finish up at work. Not that Eric minded, he enjoyed having the house to himself.
Eric groaned as he felt his tired shoulders ache, his football coach had been pushing him harder and harder, and he didn't think he could take it anymore. He was about to head to the basement to play video games until his mother came home, but he stopped and began walking up the stairs. If mom isn't home, the bath's all mine, he thought to himself. Arriving seconds later at the top of the stairs, he opened the door to his mother's bedroom, and continued into the large bathroom that was connected to it.
The tiled room looked normal enoug