daily – 50
The lone laptop blinks uncertainly as shadowed, backlit legs run past it, heading for the resort’s main building.
“Did you just-”
“No!” I didn’t mean to snap at him, but this is nuts. The one has nothing to do with the other. I was just trying to shut down my computer. That’s it. “They can’t be connected. That’s im-”
Down in the command prompt window, the blinking white cursor begins to write on its own: thanks, michael.
“-possible.” My lungs suddenly feel too small for my body. They know me?
“Dad?” Patrick’s voice is cautious. “You know these people?”