“Flight Delta 12, leaving in 10 minutes.” The Female voice echoed throughout the airport, coming from multiple intercoms. Aron groaned as he slowly got up from a chair in the waiting area. He was about to take a plane to the Amazon, a very large forest on South America.
He walked up to the female customer service agent to get onto his plane. She smiled at him, but it looked strained, unlike a real one. He returned the favor and reached into his coat pocket to get his wallet which contained his ticket.
“Damn it.” said Aron under his breath. “When is the next flight to South America?” He asked this as he searched through all of his pockets a second time knowing that it wasn’t there. He had left it in his car which was now being driven home by his wife, Joanna.
“The next flight is in one hour, but it may not be to the same location that you were heading to before.” said the agent with the same strained smile. Her accent was very strong and she had a very strange look in her eyes.
“That’s all right” said Aron as headed back to his seat for another very long hour
As he sat down he pulled out his cell phone to call his wife. He pushed contacts for his wife’s number, never being one to remember numbers. It only had to ring once before she picked up. “I swear to god Aron, if your head wasn’t attached to your body you would forget that somewhere to.” complained Joanna. “I’ll be there in a while with your wallet.” She hung up without saying goodbye.
He smiled and laughed. He had always loved how easy it was to annoy her.
Joanna had turned her car around and was heading back to the airport. She was down to her last nerve with Aron forgetting everything. She pulled into the airport, paid her toll, and that was when she saw it. The explosion.
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