At this point in the story, everybody was into it. Even the scrutinizing Marcy was transfixed with the way Jack’s hands and body swayed, jumped and moved with enthusiasm. His energy reverberated around the room as he placed them under a magical spell with his oration.
Jack, Marcy, Gray, and Bobby were having a sleepover at Jack’s house while their parents were out of town for the weekend. They were told not to go anywhere without letting their parents know first--not that there’d be any place to go in Salt Lake City after 5 P.M.--and they were given three hundred dollars to last them the three days.
“The walk was long, quiet, and cool as the cave provided a much-needed breeze and shade from the desert heat. Suddenly, they came across two paths. Each path had a name on it, and, even stranger, it had their names on it. Nisha’s path was the right and Tetsu’s path was the left.