RUSTLE - THUMP!!!
I bolt out of bed
, and run down the hall. I'm in the room almost before the crying
begins. She's more frightened
. The wailing stops quickly after I pick her up. "Do you want me to read you a story?"
"Yes." Her arm blocks the light from her eyes as I rush through the book. "Another story?" she half-heartedly pleas. "No, go back to sleep. I love you
before I reach my bed.
Crystal calls in the morning, "Did Regan fall out of bed last night?"