My heart beat a new rhythm against everything it could reach, not holding anything back for the sake of reason or self-preservation.
Relax, relax, relax. Losing your cool won’t help.
Walk up and pretend that you’re lost.
I shifted my weight on the stairs and tried to find the position that looked the most natural in case I was discovered.
What am I saying? I AM lost.
She was almost to my side of the building. I scooted down a few more steps, away from the opening.