"... and that's when I nearly stabbed you." I finished telling her what had happened.
" Why didn't you wake me up?"
" I don't know..." there was a pause "... I'm not even sure I had the guts to open the door."
I was about to put the radio on when my mobile rang.
I picked it up and heard the same laugh I had heard earlier. It was really scary!
"Who is it?" asked Laura, I could see her trembling.
I put the voice on speaker. We heard the laugh but only this time the voice also said " Your on the right path, your getting closer. Come on, I'm waiting." and then it finished.
I put my mobile in my pockect. How did the person get my number? Could they have been stalking us for a while?. I turned right for Tony's house.
Laura was breathing heavily, she was really frightened and so was I.
"It's alright," I tried to comfort her, although I could feel my hands trembling with fear. "I'll walk you to the door."
We got out of the car and I walked her to the door. She knocked at the door and waited for a while. It was 3 am so he was obviously sleeping. Then we heard someone calling.
"It's us, Laura and Emily." I replied
He opened the door and I saw that he had a baseball bat in his hand.A soon as he saw us he lowered the bat.
Tony's brown hair was ruffled and his bright blue eyes seemed tired yet shocked. He had a vest on and you could see his muscular arms.
"What are you two doing here at this hour?" He asked , looking very supprised indeed.
"I'm going somewhere and I was wondering if Laura could stay here while I was gone."
"Yeah, sure, but where are you going?"
"Laura you tell him what I told you in the car" I said looking at her.
"O.K, but can't we all go? It'll be much safer if we go together." Laura replied.
"What are you guys talking about? Am i missing out on some sort of fun?" Tony joked, but i just ignored him.
I started to head off. I knew that the one thing I could do was trust Tony to protect Laura.
Before I had reached the car, Laura had told Tony all the story, under one breath.
"What?" Tony yelled as I reached that car. He seemed furious. "your going somewhere and we don't know and you don't even know when your gonna come back ! Are you out of your mind?!"
"Tony calm down O.K, I was gonna go to the campsite we went last summer. I just got a feeling I'll find someone there."
"And what if you get hurt , did you even think about that?"
The honest answer to that question would have been that i didn't think I could get hurt, but i said "Of course I wont, I can take care of myself, I always have."
Our life was tough. Mum and dad had died in a car crash when we were a few months old. We the lived with our grandma, until she passed away. We were only six years old. Life was tough for us, but I learned to deal with it. I know this is nothing someone would deal in their life, but somehow I had the courage for it.
"I don't care what you say, I'm going with you."
"But you have to stay with Laura, what if I'm wrong? what if I don't find anyone there and someone comes after Laura. I can take care of myself, Laura can't."
He breathed heavily and said "O.K fine, but if you don't come back within an hour I'm going out looking for you."
"O.K thats fine", I smiled and stepped into the car. I just wanted to get this over with.