• “Watching them has made everything painfully clear. Even my best friend is just fine without me. My father is smiling at his son, and Archer, well … Archer has made it abundantly clear how he feels about me. More accurately, how he doesn’t feel about me. I should’ve stayed in Ryker’s facility. Maybe Grace would still be alive. Wes would be. The thought is poisonous and vile, but I can’t shake it. I stomp into the clearing. No one even notices when I go.”