behind Amanda and was surprised on how difficult it was to keep up. When they
got to the road, Amanda was already kicking herself for forgetting her
She stopped to take
Amanda was having another migraine, dug in her bag and took out her first aid
"The water is
in the car. I didn't expect to be here long," Amanda said. She had to
force herself to concentrate to speak. This migraine was different from the
rest. It wasn't just painful but hundreds of images and scenes kept flashing
through her mind.
Trisha took her by
the hand and led her to the car. When they got to the car, they both noticed
the black sedan behind theirs, but didn't think anything of it, until the two
occupants got out.
the driver as Mr. Businessman. The passenger came out armed.
Trisha had placed
herself between Amanda and the two men. "Bad idea, boys," Trisha said
with a demeanor that Amanda never seen in her.
started shouting expletives. "Where is the key!"
what?" Amanda asked, barely holding herself up against the car. "What
Mr. Businessman was
yelling about not signing up for this and they were only supposed to frighten
the girls. He apparently didn't think it would involve a gun.The passenger was yelling in an accent that
Amanda did not recognize. Trisha was yelling back, but Amanda couldn't make
sense of it anymore. Her head felt like it was about to burst.She was hearing too many voices at once. They
were too loud. The activity and the noise was causing her more pain.
Amanda thought she said, "Stop it now!" but she wasn't sure. She