Back in Halifax, Jane felt she was running out of time. It was just a feeling. Time for what?
She called Helen in the morning, before she left for school, but Helen sounded funny when she answered. Her voice was weird, and Jane wasn’t sure it was her.
“Hello?” Helen said.
“Uh, is pigeon there?” Jane said.
“What?” Helen said. She laughed and Jane started laughing too.
“I have no idea why I said that,” Jane said.
“Pigeon!” Helen said. “What!?”