I’m awakened to the sound of a loud creaking coming from overhead. I wipe my eyes groggily and look up to the hatch above us. Eve and The Geek wake at the same time. Being absolutely silent and frozen in place, we each stare to see what could be opening this secret exit we had assumed was located in the middle of nowhere.
Finally the hatch opens, shining a bright light down into our dank little hole. The figure of a man fills the opening and looks down at us.
“Hey, Eve,” a familiar voice echoes down to us. “Bet you never thought you’d see me again.”
“Grant?” Eve shrieks.
Two more silhouettes join Grant’s side. As my eyes finally adjust to the light shining down through the manhole, I recognize the faces of Alvin Alexander and Maxine.
I leap to my feet and shout, “Run!”
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