Theo jumped a bit when Caroline opened the car door, but quickly recovered. "Nothing. And I got a stain on my shirt and didn't notice before, so I zipped up my jacket."

When she asked about the monster he'd seen by the trash, he was quiet for a while. He was a wonderful liar, but he had always found it difficult to lie to Caroline. It made him feel guilty, and he didn't want to lie to her any more than he has.

"Yeah, I did. But they're gone now, so lets just go. Please?" He spoke quickly, and looked out the window instead of at Caroline. He knew it was probably just a shadow monster, and those were never really out to get anyone, so maybe his friend would just take him to the night club as planned. Despite this, his whole body was tense, because he didn't believe that it would happen.

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