I spot you leaning against the far wall of the room as soon as I walk in the door. The effect is cinematic; everyone and everything else falls out of focus, leaving only you in the center of the frame.
Then one of us from the inside knocked on the door and then each one of us was led out one at a time, back to our first room.
The house was perfectly still. Somewhere upstairs Abby’s family lay sleeping, unaware of the game she played with me on the sofa.