Caught in the Middle
Sue skidded to a stop, the stitch in her side making it impossible to continue running. Gasping for air, she looked from one side to the other. It was only a matter of time until her brother and sister found her. She may be the fastest, but she also made the most noise.
Still, that didn’t stop her from looking for a hiding place among the bushes lining the path.
“There you are,” Derick said to her right.
“Gotcha,” came Christie’s voice to her left.
Sue smiled and shrugged. “You didn’t catch me yet.” Lunging, she darted through the bushes.