Miles and Heath arrive just as more police do. Between them, they manage to subdue Fēng and Jian. When Jian is knocked out, Mr. Fēng calms down and tells them to make sure he is locked in a more secure place than just the jail. John Curtis, who has connections at Camp Shelby, in Hattiesburg, takes Jian in custody.
“I trust you,” Jordan said. “And I’ll watch her tomorrow. You’ll help me?”
“Of course. That’s what friends and Circle members do.” She shot Brian a look.
“Thank you, Marissa.” Brian gave her a hug. “Sorry about the kiss,” he whispered. “I had to try.”
“I know. I appreciate it. We’ll see….”
He kissed her cheek. “Yes, we’ll see.”
They all went home for the night with the promise to gather Friday night to meet the Texas Circle. Arrangements had been made for places to sleep for the Circle members, but…
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