Chapter 1 Addendum
Regan looked back and forth between the two thralls. Larry was leaning on his shovel, looking away from her, while Daryl kept his own shovel leveled at her, spear-like. She put her hands up in front of her. Emma had dragged her to a self-defense class last year, and she had been to four of Drake’s judo advancement ceremonies. That meant she was more than qualified to kneel respectfully and remember to take her shoes off at the door. Exactly the kind of training to prepare her for moments like these.
“Okay,” she said forcing herself to sound commanding. “I’ll go with you two. But one of you is going to dig my friend’s iPod out of that coffin for me.”
Immediately Larry’s finger shot to his nose. He turned to look at Daryl.
“Really," Daryl stammered. "Really!?"
Regan shrugged. “Sooner you get it, the sooner we can go and the sooner I can meet this Earl of Detroit.”
Our story continues into Chapter 2.