“After all, what had he really seen? Just a pale, smelly, dirty person wearing a squashed hat. With some flies and bugs on him. And yeah, he’d acted a little unusual, but it was a pretty big lap from there to Night of the Living Dead.”
Even before he saw the dead guy, Spaulding Meriwether was in a bad mood. His feet were wet, his hands were freezing, and he was all alone in the middle of a dark, foggy forest.
Worse of all, he was feeling like an idiot. He knew what he was getting into when he came out here. He’d heard kids at school saying there was some strange stuff going on in the woods outside town, stuff that sounded to him like it could be part of some kind of creepy secret ritual. So what did he do when he heard all this? Stay far away, like any sensible person? Oh no, not S.S. Meriwether – he had to go investigate.
My first Ruby Redfort book, but certainly it won’t be the last one! I will be getting this whole series. Maybe, I will wait until summer and my vacation, so I can eat, um read, these while relaxing in the sun (at least I hope it will be sunny :P).
I flipped the book and asked my boyfriend to say stop. This resulted in page 228.
Hitch looked at his watch. ‘Look kid, you need to get going. I have you covered until six but your parents are going to think you have gone AWOL if you don’t make it home by dinner.’
Hitch looked heavenwards. ‘He’s a professional, you’re not meant to notice.’