I crawl through the hole in the baseboard in Jude's study. I'm so glad there was a hole so close to Miss Bartlett's. I was worried I'd have to retrace our steps from last night. I see the candlelight glowing through the cracks in her gate and illuminating the dark passage. Then a shadow blocks out the light. I press my back against the wall. Someone opens the gate and steps out. There's a squeal and clang as the dark figure closes it.
Then the light illuminates the figure's blonde hair.
"Logan." I whisper.
He turns quickly and scans the darkness. "Yeah?" He says, unsure.
"It's Embry." I step closer to him.
"Embry! Where have you been? Miss Bartlett is worried sick!"
"I've only been gone five minutes!"
"I went to talk to Jude."
His face brightens. "Really?! That's great! So is everything-?"
"Everything's fine." I assure him.
"Ugh! I'm so glad. Hey, now we can all hang out together."
Logan always seems to move faster than he thinks. "No, Logan. He apologized and exp