Nancy almost had to drag Bess with her and George into her car. But she managed and she drove all the way to Thornson Lane, across town. They were ten minutes early, but there was no harm in appearing sooner than the appointed time, was there?
"Ok, you two know what you're supposed to do once it hits ten. George, take Bess with you to the front. I'll go alone to the back. And don't worry about me, I'll be fine, "Nancy whispered and touched her knapsack, as if to make sure it was still there. Everything she needed to solve this mystery was in there.