CHAPTER TWO: THE
into the lounge where Eric was doing his homework and Sarah was reading
a magazine. It was Monday evening at 20:17.
said, “my computer just got delivered this afternoon.”
grinned. “Can we go check it out? I just heard of this great website
called, Underage Drinkers Against Drunk Driving. It’s supposed to be
“As soon as
figure out how to get it set up.” Melissa agreed.
opened wider. “Oh, that would be excellent! I’d much rather have you
help me than ask a sophomore. You know how they love to make fun of us
freshmen.” she said.
Melissa led him to her dorm room.
was really good the way you helped out when that little girl got hurt
out in the parking lot. I was impressed.” Melissa said.
am I gonna do, just walk away and leave her there to bleed?” Eric asked.
the top of her desk as Eric began opening the boxes.
Eric set up
computer, installed the operating system, connected it to the internet
and to the printer-fax-scanner. He explained everything he did, so
Melissa would understand the process. It was 22:03 when he was finally
finished. “I guess you’re all set, then.” he said, as he turned for the
“Do you have
leave so soon?” Melissa asked, smiling at him.
“Well, you have everything set up and running,” he shrugged. He looked
at her. “Was there anything else you needed?”
and shook her head. “Oh, no. Nothing.”
ya.” Eric smiled, and walked away.
THE PARKING LOT
THIRTEEN: OPERATION MOVED
FIFTEEN: THE DISCUSSION
2007 Tom Alciere