A Must Read for All
EVERYONE NEEDS TO READ ALL OF
THIS and HAVE CHILDREN READ IT TOO!
tossing her books on the sofa, she decided to grab a snack and get
on-line. She logged on under her screen name ByAngel213. She checked her
Buddy List and saw GoTo123 was on. She sent him an instant
Hi. I’m glad you are on! I thought someone
was following me home today. It was really weird!
You watch too much TV. Why would someone
be following you?
Don’t you live in a safe
Of course I do. LOL I guess it was my
imagination cuz‘ I didn’t see anybody
when I looked out.
gave your name out on-line. You haven’t done that have
Of course not.
I’m not stupid you know.
Did you have a softball game
after school today?
Yes and we
That’s great! Who did you
We played the Hornets. LOL. Their uniforms are so gross! They look
like bees. LOL
What is your team
We are the Canton Cats. We have tiger paws
on our uniforms. They are really cool.
No I play second base. I got to go. My
homework has to be done before my parents get home. I don’t want them mad
at me. Bye!
Catch you later.
Meanwhile…….GoTo123 went to the member menu and began to search for her profile. When it came
up, he highlighted it and printed it out. He took out a pen and began to
write down what he knew about Angel so far.
Her name: Shannon
Birthday: Jan. 3, 1985
State where she lived: North Carolina
chorus, skating and going to the mall. Besides this information, he knew
she lived in Canton because she had just told him. He
knew she stayed by hers elf until 6:30 p.m. every afternoon until her
parents came home from work. He knew she played softball on Thursday
afternoons on the school team, and the team was named the Canton Cats. Her
favorite number 7 was printed on her jersey. He knew she was in the eighth
grade at the Canton Junior High
School . She had told him all this in the
conversations they had on- line. He had enough information to find her
Shannon didn’t tell her
parents about the incident on the way home from the ballpark that day. She
didn’t want them to make a scene and stop her fr om walking home from the
softball games. Parents were always over
re-acting and hers were the worst. It made her wish she was not an
only child. Maybe if she had brothers and sisters, her parents wouldn’t be
Thursday, Shannon had forgotten about the
footsteps following her.
Her game was in full swing when suddenly
she felt someone staring at her. It was then that the memory came back.
She glanced up from her second base position to see a man watching her
He was leaning against the fence behind first base and he
smiled when she looked at him. He didn’t look scary and she quickly
dismissed the sudden fear she had felt.
After the game, he sat on a
bleacher while she talked to the coach. She noticed his smile once again
as she walked past him. He nodded and she smiled back. He noticed her name
on the back of her shirt. He knew he had found her.
walked a safe distance behind her It was only a few blocks to Shannon‘s home, and once he saw where she lived he
quickly returned to the park to get his car.
Now he had to wait. He
decided to get a bite to eat until the time came to go to Shannon ‘s house. He drove to a fast food restaurant
and sat there until time to make his move.
Shannon was in her room later that evening when she
heard voices in the living room.
‘Shannon, come here,’ her father
called. He sounded upset and she couldn’t imagine why. She went into the
room to see the man from the ballpark sitting on the sofa.
‘Sit down,’ her father
began, ‘this man has just told us a
most interesting story about you.’
Shannon sat back. How could he tell her parents
anything? She had never seen him before today!
‘Do you know who I am, Shannon ?‘ the man