| once downstairs, joseph told her to sit at the kitchen table
across from her, she could see carol's face. it looked quite grim.
" it's brad we want to talk to you about," joseph began. " he's um, well, how can I say it, not telling you the entire truth."
" what do you mean?" frances asked him
in response, joseph handed her a page out of a newspaper
the headline read
bradley lawson takes down another website
below that, was a picture of brad and the story of how he hacked the site.
frances face went pale.
" now you understand why we didn't want you to talk to him" joseph said. " that kid clearly isn't very employable."
frances looked from joseph to the artickle, then to carol.
" joseph's right, i'm sorry frances. we don't want you speaking to brad."
"carol you were supportive last night, you even said it was good for me too.." she trailed off
" you don't want to be friends with a computer hacker. tomorrow, we're going to find you a job,."
" yes. " frances nodded as she started back up the stairs.
when she reached her room, she sat on the bed and cried.
she cried herself to sleep, in fact
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