Alone: Chapter 4 – The First Assignment
Silence, that’s how it has been ever since they booted me out of that van and forced me back into the normal world. I keep this cell phone in hand at all times and I constantly check it to make sure I don’t miss anything. I thought they said I was ready but it’s been almost two weeks, it’s too long, maybe they don’t want me, did I fail a “test,” one in which I didn’t know I was taking; Cruze would do that.
“Morgan, dinner,” Claire, my sister, I hear call. Claire is two years older than I am but we are best friends, inseparable; she is about 5’5” and slender she always has a smile constantly placed upon her face. She too has mastered the art of fake smiling, but I know which of her smiles are real and fake.
I ran down the stairs, phone in hand, and slipped it into my pocket just as I entered the kitchen; my parents told her I went to a sport’s camp during the time