Room Fourteen of the biggest rooms in the House. All three doorways were dark.
"Afraid to go out?" I asked.
Since they tried to think of themselves as adults, they didn't care for my question.
"Not really," said the thoughtful one, "but that doesn't mean we have to go running around out there just to prove something to you."
I knew she would bear watching.
"Choose then!" I cried, as if my feelings were hurt. "Pay no attention to anything I say." I knew they couldn't afford not to listen to me entirely...they were so easily led.
Turning around, the group took a path that completely surprised me after all, and I followed them to... 10. 43. 24.

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