I won’t keep you in suspense any longer! If you missed Part one here is the link to it. Suspense at the Sea
A man with hair as black as charcoal was sitting at the table. He turned around at the sound of Tanya’s voice.
“Welcome! How nice to meet you, I hope you had a nice stroll on the beach.” the man said with a chilling smile that sent shivers through Tanya.
Her heart was pounding, she wanted to run, but the man had already got up from the table and had a very tight hold on both of her wrists. A lump was growing in her throat, and dread filled her heart at the next words that the man spoke.
“Sorry we were late, but we had some business to take care of with some guy named Kolby this morning. Do you know him?” he asked with a sinister laugh.
Not giving her time to respond he said, “Well we shall be going”, and he started to pull her along with him. She started struggling, feeling adrenaline building up inside of her, but then she saw him! He must have been a body builder, for he was huge as he stepped out from around the corner. Tanya’s heart sank realizing there was no hope of escape for her now.
It didn’t take long for them to get down the stairs and out of the house. They walked a little ways when she noticed the black car with tinted windows parked on the road.
Finding her voice, she timidly said, ” Where are you taking me?”
“You will find out soon enough”, the man said as he stroked her cheek. Tanya glanced to the side of her and saw the body builder distracted by feeding 2 seagulls. She knew this was her one chance. When the man’s fingers ran over her lips she opened her mouth and clamped down hard on them with her teeth, giving him a very sharp kick at the same time.
Letting out a yell, he jerked his hand away, bending over in pain. He screamed for his partner, but the bodybuilder was having some problems of his own. It seemed that the 2 seagulls had many friends who had come wanting food as well, and were presently pecking away on his bald head.
Tanya quickly ran to the car and jumped in starting it up with the keys that were left in the ignition. She sped down the road faster than she had ever driven in her life!
Soon Tanya heard sirens and as she looked in the rear view mirror, she saw the lights, the police were coming after her.
She pulled over and was shaking as she waited for the police to come to her door. Tears were threatening to spill over, as her body was still in shock at all that had happened.
“Excuse me Miss. do you know how fast you were going?” the policeman asked in a kind voice.
“Umm….really fast?” she responded.
The policeman and his partner let out a laugh. “Well that would be one answer.”
“I…I …am sorry… I just…” with those words she broke down, and the whole story came out.
The 2 policeman stared at her and each other in shock!
“Can you help me?” Tanya asked.
“We will do what we can!” they assured her.
Tanya looked a little strangely at them and said, ” You are policeman, right?”
The 2 men looked at each other and dug into their pockets.
“I think we have the policeman ID’s in here somewhere, oh here they are and they handed them to her. ”
She looked down at them and raised her eyebrows, ” One says Bobo the Clown and the the other one says Bilbo the Clown.”
With sheepish faces they dug into their pockets again and handed her 2 more ID’s. “Try these!”
Tanya looked at them and smiled for they were State Police ID’s, but then she looked closer. “The pictures on here don’t look like you two though, actually the clown pictures on your other ID’s resembled you more. The red noses especially. Who are you guys really?
Just then they heard loud thumping coming from the trunk of the car. They all looked at each other and walked towards the trunk as the thumping persisted.
Tanya was afraid but curious too. What could possibly be making that noise? She looked at the 2 men and they didn’t seem like they were feeling brave enough to open the trunk. One had a hold of the other’s arm. It looked like she was going to have to be the brave one and with a deep breath she popped open the trunk.
“Kolby!” she cried.
He was bound and gagged, but alive! They hugged as the two men stared with their mouths open wide.
Tanya and Kolby were so happy to see that each other were alive and okay and the men intently listened while Tanya told Kolby her story and Kolby filled them in on his.
After they were done speaking the one man whose ID was Bobo the clown spoke up and said, ” I do believe you should go to the police as soon as possible with all your information.”
Tanya agreed as she smiled and shook their hands. Kolby though looked confused. ” But aren’t you guys police?”
Tanya laughed and told Kolby to just get in the car and she would drive them to the station. With a promise to go the speed limit this time, she winked at the two men as her and Kolby drove away.
Bobo and Bilbo looked at each other. “I am hungry, how about you?” Bilbo asked.
“Yes!” replied Bobo.
“Remember its your turn to pay!” Bilbo said with a smile.
They got in the car and started for the restaurant when Bobo said there was one thing that made him laugh about Tanya’s story. ” I am sure glad that I wasn’t that guy who was being pecked by the seagulls, it was bad enough to get chased by swans. Remember that day the swans chased us?”
“How could I forget!” Bilbo said, as he shook his head, “It was the day we missed the boat!”
“So we have police ID’s, and clown ones and I think even elves, what other ID’s do you think we may be able to get?” asked Bilbo, and they both were lost in thought as they drove down the road.