...metimes for yards before
hurling another snowball at their friends. Time wore on for nearly
an hour; however, as the children played in the snow, before they
started to realize that they weren't entirely sure where they were."Uh-oh."
Trevor muttered, "I think we're lost.""No we're not."
Suzy said, "Don't be silly. All we have to do is head off in
the direction we came from. This way."Suzy pointed in an
utterly random direction as she said that, but Trevor didn't know it
was random. Mark knew, but said nothing to keep her from getting
discouraged as he quickly followed her through the woods.The kids walked through
the woods as daylight turned to dusk, then evening, but still, all
they could see was trees, stretching on and on into an endless
forest. There was no sign of their homes."Well, we're
definitely lost now." Trevor said, looking with some irritation
at Suzy."No! No, we're
not!" Suzy exclaimed, absolutely refusing to let the copious
evidence to the contrary get her down, "I mean, we can't have
gone that far. I'm sure someone'll find us. It won't be too long.
Want to make snow angels in the meantime?""A-angels?"
Mark asked, looking very worried as he scanned the surrounding trees,
realizing something that, despi...