Root: Part II, Chapter 5
Hasta receives an invitation to a trap and faces an impossible choice, while Lamm and Kray defend their actions to a superior being.
For more on this project, please see “This Year a Serial Takes Root.”
“Crap, crap, crap,” Hasta said as she pushed herself to her feet. Her head hurt but not as badly as the empty gulf inside her. She’d lost both her friends now to the bad guys. Her only two friends.
She hurried out of the office. Shouts echoed from some other part of the school.…