I heard the door slam, and immediately looked at the clock. It was dark, the rain had ceased and the wind was still hitting the limbs against the window. I searched for my glasses, as all I could see were the glow of the red letters of my digital clock. Putting on the glasses I could see it was 2:45 am. Why is he home this late? I waited to hear the familiar sound of the keys in the door. But instead was jolted by the sound of the door bell.
I quickly jumped out of bed and flew down the hallway to the door.
As I opened the door the security light shone on the faces of the two people at the door.
Are you …..
I didn’t hear what the two police were saying, my body was floating away to another place, a place of peace and hope.
Are you … they said again. tears fell as I answered their questions …
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