Root: Part I, Chapter 10
Hasta tries to make the best of a bad situation by probing for information, and the night takes a more eventful turn than anyone anticipated.
For more on this project, please see “This Year a Serial Takes Root.”
The brute crammed himself into the backseat with Hasta and pulled the door shut behind him. “Come on, drive already!” he snapped.
The car jolted into motion. “We came to pick her up, is what you told me,” the driver wailed. “You didn’t say anything about kidnapping.”