Tom shrugged. “Not sure yet. You?”
She smiled. “Why, a wicked witch as usual. Like you had to ask.”
The two university students chuckled. They were eager to see their friends’ choices of costumes, too.
Suddenly, a figure jumped out of the darkness from the street and headed right towards them. Sue and Tom screamed, as the intruder scurried away. They looked at each other, fear blazing in their eyes.
“Th--that’s the scariest costume yet!” Tom stuttered.
“I’ll say!” Sue agreed. “A professor giving hours of homework on Halloween night!”