Edd sat on his bed and stared blankly at the laptop screen. He had a nasty feeling in the pits of his stomach, like a snake was winding its way around his internal organs. He didn't know why the feeling was there, nor what it meant. He tried to focus on the screen, but to no avail. Then the door knocked.
'Matt, can you get the door please?' he yelled to his housemate. No reply. Well, he was probably making out with his reflection again. Tom was in the living room, downloading more of his beloved Ska music. Yes, it was good, but Edd thought that Tom went perhaps a little too far. All those checkers made him dizzy whenever he went into his friend's room. He sighed and walked into the front door. 'OW!' he yelled, rubbing his nose.
'Sorry,' said a guy in a red hoodie. 'But you never lock it and I didn't think you were gonna answer.'
'Tord?! But when...?'
'Didn't you get my e-mail?' Tord asked, raising an eyebrow. Edd's eyes went wide. He facepalmed. 'Dammit, it was YOU. I thought it was th