I sat down at an empty table with a stack of books. Right as I picked up the top book, my cell vibrated.
"I'm so sorry," I apologized to the miffed librarian. My cell continued to flash a message from an Unknown number. I held my breath knowing whom it was from, and I unwillingly opened it.
The message read:
"Number Eight has been taken by Six who now has 20. Only Ace, Five, Six, Nine, Ten, Jack, Queen and King are left for the taking. These are the scorings for the Spades match:
Ace: self= 1 or 11
Five: self and Three= 8
Six: self, Eight, Two and Four= 20
Nine: self and Seven= 16
Ten: self= 10
Jack: self= 10
Queen: Self= 10
King: self= 10
Looks like we'll have a winner soon. Kisses to all!
My heart began to pound as I read the last sentence again, we'll have a winner soon. I started tapping my fingers, "when did they start playing?"
I shut my out of date flip phone and put it away while muttering to myself. I noticed a shaggy brown haired man sit down i