Upon reaching the apartment on the upper level of the bar, she encountered a locked door. Just as she was about to knock, she heard the distinct sound of a shotgun being cocked.
“Stop!” yelled Kate “It’s Claire. I brought a friend. We have come to get you out of here.”
“We thought you were those fools returning,” said Paul.
“We need to talk, but not here. It’s too dangerous,” stated Kate.
“Okay,” Paul said. “We will go with you, but we have to take Sam.”
“Sam,” repeated Kate with a puzzled look. Just then a large cat wandered into the room and started sniffing Kate’s shoes.
“That’s Sam,” explained Paul.
“Okay. Sam can join us. Just hurry. I overheard them planning to come back.”
Kate, hearing three blasts of a horn, scooped up the cat and said, “We must go now!”