“That man looks creepy.”
“Just a minute. Let me buckle my sandal strap.”
Jane still remembered the day her friend had showed up on her doorstep with a heart-breaking love-triangle tale. She’d vowed then to protect her from repeating the same mistake.
“Quick! He’s coming towards us.”
Jane pulled her friend up and they started running but in their haste they both tripped and fell. The man reached them in a few quick strides. He tapped Jane’s friend on the shoulder, “Hello Alice. It’s been a while.”