The beat starts the same throbbing it did outside. The blue glow starts flickering faintly. It goes into her dressing room. She follows it.
“Is someone here,” she asks as she enters and closes the door.
All she hears is the beat.
The glow almost in the centre of the room; it starts turning purple.
‘Finally!” shouts Maria.
“Where have you been?! You’ll ruin everything!”
“Maria, calm down. She’s here now. Back off.” Drew eyes her up and down. Sharp twist in his brow.
She puffs her cheeks and walks away.
“That girl needs a real attitude adjustment. Perhaps a whole new personality.” Drew removes his hand from Kimberly’s and lets go of her arm.
“She’s worried. This is important to all of us. That’s all.” Kimberly smiles sincerely.
“Sure, Kim. Always covering for everyone.” He shakes his head.
“Any way, here’s your position. Remember, twenty paces and you’ll be in the centre of the stage.”
He kisses her on her cheek softly.
“Break a leg.”