Thanks to Wyrda's Gilrean Felegund, narina, for character and plot inspiration. Thanks to everyone else for reading this!

Robbie walked onto the street. The skies were getting dark despite it's morning hour. That coincided with what everyone was saying on TV. They said that the hurricane would hit soon.

He saw so many people on the street hurrying to their cars. Everyone was evacuating. Those who hadn't already left, that was.

"Aren't you leaving?" Asked a voice behind him.

Lex saw the boy just staring at everyone else as they left. Something about him intrigued her. Something about him suggested that he felt alot like her. She shook her head to rid herself of these silly imaginings but all the same she put aside her usual supicious nature and talked to him.

"Aren't you leaving?" she asked him, smiling slightly as he jumped and turned to her.

Robbie turned to the girl and said, "I don't know. I was waiting on my dad, I can't get in touch with him. Are you?"

She shrugged.

"I may I may not. I'm to excited on skateboarding all the way to another town and that would be the only way for me to get otta here. So I may just stick it out here," she told him. The wind was picking up rapidly and the sky was getting darker. "Maybe I should hurry up and decide before it's too late."

"That might be smart." Robbie said looking at the sky and feeling the increasing wind. "I would go but I don't know if I have a way."

"Okay. Decided. Like I said I have no way out of here. So stay it is. At least for me. And you? What will you do?" she waited impatiently for an answer.

"I don't think I have much of a choice. I'll probably just wait it out in my house."

Lex shrugged.

"I may wait it out in my house. Then again I may go somewhere else," involuntarily she shuddered. She didn't revel the idea of being stuck for possibly days in the apartment with her father.

As they were speaking the wind was gradually starting to pick up and the skies darkened threatenignly.

"My dad's apartment is empty we can go there if you want. It's too late to try to walk back to your house."

She looked at him almost suspiciously. But then smiled.

"Sure. That would be great," it was definately better than the alternative. She followed him as he walked off down the road.

Robbie led her to an apartment on the third story. He opened the door to revealed an unkept living area.

He murmered a word of excuse for the mess before going into the kitchen to get something to drink.

"Turn the tv on or something."