“You ready for this” Kit looked at Chen May’s hat and wondered, how Chen thought that hat would go unnoticed. They were supposed to be hikers off for an afternoon adventure. Chen’s hat made her look like she was a juvenile delinquent, skipping school. Chen could hear Kit’s unspoken concern in her voice, but decided to ignore it. After all, if she was to be an innocent, she should look like one. “I am, old girl, let’s head, you can lead the way..
“Alright you two,” said the voice in their ear, “remember you are off on an afternoon hike, taking advantage of the nice weather” “Did one of you think to bring a camera?” Both girls whipped out their cell phones, “we will make do with these” said Chen.
“Head for the abandoned buildings, watch for strangers, and be careful, the fog could roll in once you reach an altitude beyond the main park trails” They heard the sound of a chair and then Yumi’s voice was back, “sorry wanted to adjust the monitor so I could keep track of your movements. I will be here till Rosie comes in to relief me. Be careful”
There was a crisp click as Yumi signed off, leaving them to continue their trek up the trail, making their way towards the less used parts of the park.
Yumi and Rosie