Emme couldn’t believe it. She managed to get back to the school, back to the classroom. Tears streamed down her cheeks. Once again, her incompetence caused a problem. Ora was dead. The Three didn’t appear. No one came. For being the Chosen One, she certainly felt less than adequate.
She slumped into a desk chair and sobbed for a few minutes, feeling sorry for herself. Her mistakes risked the lives of everyone who tried to protect her. Now, she followed the rules, and Ora was killed anyway. How could this man keep finding her? Something wasn’t right. But what.
As she sat trying to get herself together, the door opened. She jerked her head up as Jadis ran inside.
“We need to get you out of here. Now. The compound has been compromised. Hurry.”
“No time to talk. Follow me.”
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