24. Closing the Store at Night
He heard his name. He turned around. "
, who is there?" he asked. He was
late. It was his turn to close
store. He was alone. He was at
register counting money. It was mid-night. He
sleepy. His feet were tired. He had
standing for eight hours. He was almost
. He turned around again. He heard footsteps.
was scared. He put the money down.
started walking towards the footsteps. "Who is
?" he said. No one replied. He saw
. It was a person. "I see you!"
yelled. The person appeared. He started laughing.
was his girlfriend. She surprised him. "What
nice surprise," he said. She was laughing,
. He finished counting the money. They went