“What could the child-proof cap be for,” wondered Alice, and closing her eyes, she fell asleep. Twelve hours later she awoke, feeling as though she’d only slept for a moment. She was troubled by the sky’s change from light to dark. She slowly came to realize that she had missed her ride, her mid-term exam and probably scared Jeffrey half to death.
Alice gathered her wits about her, taking stock of her surroundings. The room was gloomy. Clothes and magazines were strewn about, as if a whirlwind had whipped through the place. In the shadows, she saw Jeffrey lying motionless.