Chapter 196: Short Drive
Zeke was too busy talking to Jasper about zoos and forts to notice where he was. Ethan, who rode in an empty seat a few rows behind his charge, waved to Alpheus as the bus rolled to a stop in Orchard Lane’s cul-de-sac.
When Zeke finally looked out a window, his expression blanked. Following his classmates down the aisle, he walked up to his teacher. “Am I in trouble?”
“Why would you think that?” she asked bemusedly.
He hopped off the bottom step and landed in his own driveway. Spreading his arms wide, he exclaimed, “’Cause you brought me home!”
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