Amber was lying on the bed, her hands and feet tied. Jeremy was sitting on his office chair, watching her from a 安全 distance.
“Let me go” Amber said. “Please, let me go”
Jeremy didn’t move. He wished Kelsey would get back soon. It had taken him all his strength to tie Amber up.
“Let. Me. Go!” Amber screamed. She moved her body up and down and pulled her hands to make them loose.
“Sssh! Shut up!” Jeremy 说 when he heard footsteps on the stairs.
“Jeremy?” Alaric said. “Is everything okay?”
“Eh, yeah, I’m watching a movie on my computer” Jeremy replied, with his hand on Ambers mouth. “Sorry, I’ll put my earphones in”
“Okay” Alaric said.
“Aaahh” Jeremy exclaimed.
“Jeremy?” Alaric 说 startled. The latch went down.
“It’s nothing” Jeremy hastily said. “I bumped my knee to my desk”
The latch went up again. “Okay” Alaric said. “We’ll have 晚餐 soon”
“Yeah, thanks” Jeremy 说 and he sighed relieved as he heard Alaric going back downstairs. He looked at his bleeding hand. “You bit me” he 说 upset.
“She did what?”
Jeremy turned around and saw Kelsey at his window. He showed his hand.
“Damn it, Amber. 你 should be thankful Jeremy took care of you” Kelsey said. Amber raised her eyebrows. “It’s been a while since I last picked up a dictionary, but I’m pretty sure that tying someone up is not the definition of ‘taking care of someone’”
“Do 你 have the cure?” Jeremy asked, but Kelsey didn’t have to answer. Her face 说 it all. “I’m sorry, Am” she 说 hoarse.
“Ah, well… told 你 so” Amber said. Kelsey looked at Jeremy. “I know this is weird and in a way rude, but could 你 leave us alone for a moment?”
“Yeah, sure, I have to have 晚餐 anyway” Jeremy 说 soft. He got off the 床, 床上 and walked outside of his room.
Kelsey walked to the 床, 床上 and untied her sister.
“Thanks” Amber 说 grumpy, rubbing her wrists.
“How bad is it?” Kelsey referred to the bite. Amber rolled up her sleeve and showed her infected arm. “Okay, 你 can put it away now” Kelsey said, feeling a little sick.
“Kelsey” Amber 说 soft. “You promised me 你 would tell me what happened between 你 and our parents when I was ready for it. I don’t think I could be 更多 ready”
Kelsey nodded. She was right. There was no better time. “Alright, but let’s get 你 outside. Fresh air will do 你 good”
She pulled Ambers arm over her shoulder and dragged her to the window. She stepped on the window-ledge and jumped.