Skin crawling, Brian took the black man’s hand. The hair on his arm stood up like he’d touched a Tesla plasma ball. Jordan stood slightly behind Brian’s right shoulder. He could feel her presence and appreciated the fact she was backing him up. Their parents seemed oddly subdued.
“How did you know to find us here?” Brian asked, chin up, slightly defiant. He didn’t trust Gavin Deidrich and didn’t care if the black man knew it.
“Little sniffing around. It’s a small town, after all. When I didn’t find you at home, I asked around until someone told me.”
“I’ll have to be sure to talk to the neighbors about minding their own business,” Brian said.
Gavin Deidrich’s eyes glittered…
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