Riding in the RainRiding the RainRiding in the Rain by Avearia
Paulina heard the crack of thunder and she flinched. Again? It had just rained this morning. Why on earth was it starting to rain now?!
The Latino girl gave a quick glance both ways down the street, hoping in vain to see her friends car. Dash and Star, both having their drivers license, usually gave her a ride home after school. Paulina, still fifteen, (and nine months, and eighteen days,) was unable to drive. She practically relied on the two to give her a lift.
She couldve gotten a ride from anyone, being the most popular girl in school, but her mother had pounded into her head at an early age that she should NEVER accept a ride from a stranger. Paulina remembered, only half a year ago, when shed disobeyed the rule and ended up at some strange boys house against her will. Luckily, the boy had been careless and Paulina had been able to call the police, but it still made her shudder to think what mightve happened.
Of course, as