her head spun. he... didn't? after all this time? was this some sort of stupid joke? she grimaced. not likely alex never was the sort to joke around, especially with serious stuff like this. but he was turning back to her again, his eyes dark with sudden anger, his face flushed. "if you ever, ever tell her, I'll--" he broke of and, quite suddenly, turned a sickly yellow. Jane raised her head in defiance. she would NOT take anymore crap from this guy. had to show him who was boss. "you'll what, exactly?" he raised a trembling finger.
"behind you...." he rasped. she turned, scowling. and screamed.