When the coast was clear, Jaye bolted from her hiding spot, raced to her car, and sped back to the hotel. She didn't even think about going to the police. She just wanted to get as far away from there as possible and back to the safety of the little room and her family.
“Hi, Jaye,” Aaron chimed upon seeing his sister.
Sharon was sitting at the little table, nose deep in papers. She threw out a 'hi' just as a reaction to someone else saying it first.
“How was the date with Doctor Lady Killer?”
She squeaked out a “fine” which of course was a, well, in all honesty it was a partial lie. The dinner itself was just fine. It was the rest of it that wasn't.
“Whoa, you look like you've seen a ghost. Is everything alright?”
Her answer was once again squeak-ish and she nodded her head, but whatever effort