After Nick spoke to her about things being worse in the world and being brave, he was gone. Melissa sighed sadly, and looked down, playing with her school skirt. Then she looked up at Harding.
"Okay, I'm going to take you guys back to the station. The Chief will speak to you, then you will contact your parents. Then, your parents may want to get you. Anything concerning this incident is left to you....AFTER these events have occured. I understand your mission, but I have to bring you guys back first, before anything else takes you away."
The young woman looked at Kalvin and Trace. Then she nodded. "Agreed." Suddenly, she thought she saw a lightning flash outside. Then it disappeared. "Nick... Baldur... mom and dad... be safe," she whispered.