"One thing. Well, two things, but they're tied together."
"When that guy jumped my in the alley, he had some sort of pipe it looked like, not a gun. The guy with the gun chased him off, then he acted like he knew me, but I didn't know him. He gave me this-" You pull the pendant out from where it was tucked under your shirt, "-and started saying a lot of things that didn't make sense. About getting somebody bad's attention, making deals with the devil, and how he needed to hide his involvement in what happened. Then he picked up my phone, called somebody while pretending to be me and shot me in the arm."
"That my friend," Dave comments as he scoops eggs onto your plate "Is pretty fucked up."
"It gets weirder. I didn't realize it until later, but.... he sounded a lot like that guy i fought in Hope."
"Whoa, back the fuck up." Lawrence says "You think fucking Nine-Ball saved you from a conspiracy thing? the same motherfucker who destroyed Hope? Why didn't you mention this sooner?"
"Two reasons: this should stay in the team right now. Just us, and maybe Josh. I'm not even convinced we should tell Ari. Secondly, I don't KNOW it was him. I think it was, but then he turned around and did a perfect imitation of my voice. I suspect, but I don't know."
"Shit. Well, that just raises more fucking questions."
You look over at the clock. It's 6:15.
[ ] Wait by the door, see if Ari shows up late.
[ ] Call and see if Josh is back in town. He'd like to know you're alive.
[ ] Talk to Dave about your current health.
[ ] Spend quality time with Elsie.
[ ] Spend 'quality time' with Elsie.
[ ] Go play with the sims Mooch set up.