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Virgil didn’t know about the piece in her ear and she preferred to keep it that way for now. She pressed the number for her boss. He picked it up before the first ring ended. ” “Word travels fast. ” “Tell her to run as soon as she hits the porch. ” Kit opened the door and sunlight streamed in through the crack. She took a deep breath of the fresh humid air and felt fortified. Melanie hesitated on the doorstep and took one last look back at her parents. Her father held her mother in the same position he once held Melanie, his hand tangled in the woman’s long hair.
The fury on her face sent chills through him. Her eyes roved until they lit upon the SWAT member stretched out on top of the van. She raced for the ladder and grasped each rung with a slap that brought her to the top in a flash. ” she screamed. “Why did you shoot? ” Noah hastened up the ladder, not so much worried about Kit as the damage she might do to Brian. And the fact that the dead man’s daughter had broken away from her mother to race to the now silent trailer. Torn between wanting to go after the girl and rescue Brian, Noah motioned for one of the other SWAT members to go after her.
Again his Adam’s apple bobbed, but the gun lowered. Sweat dripped into his eye and he lifted his gun hand. Bright red blossomed from the center of his forehead. As though in slow motion, Kit watched his eyes flutter in surprise, swore she saw a flash of wounded betrayal, then they blanked as he dropped to the floor. 4 The door to the trailer ruptured open as Kit flew out. ” Noah exited the van to intercept her. ” She ignored him. The fury on her face sent chills through him. Her eyes roved until they lit upon the SWAT member stretched out on top of the van.