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Her phone rang again. UNKNOWN popped up on the screen in blocky letters. She thought for sure it would’ve been her mother calling back to apologize. She shrugged and answered.
“Is this Ala?”
“I’m glad you picked up. Look outside the window,” a man’s voice, crisp in confidence, said.
“Who is this?”
She glanced outside. There was no one in front of the house. She stepped out of the screen door and looked down the block. There was a very sleek black car parked in front of her parent’s house. The hood was so smooth and long with little lights peaking up like alien eyes.
“I have something of yours.”
She could not take her eyes off the car. It made her insides vibrate.
“I’ll show you. Come outside.”
“You’re at the wrong place. I’m down the street. I’ll wave.”
“Alright.” She watched the car purr down her street and flung her arm up in the air, waving rigorously. As the car stopped and parked, she realized what an idiot she was being. She had no idea who this was, and was directing him to where she was. The car door opened without a sound and out slipped the gentleman from the bar at the racetrack.