It was a thirty-minute drive to the JFK airport. They would get their tickets to Lisbon, then they would have a quick fly to Madrid. It also made them unpredictable against the guards.
After packing, they started the drive at 10:15 in heavy traffic. It took them a while, but at 11 they had made it to JFK Airport. Now, all they had to do was get their tickets and be off.
Karen asked the ticket man, “Can we have two tickets to Lisbon?” She added, “One way, I mean.”
The man said, “720 dollars, please.”
Karen handed the man a thousand dollar bill.
“Here is your change.”
After going through giving the baggage and security, they had made it in time for lunch, then off. They bought a burger and sushi before leaving for Lisbon.
John was pretty nervous about the trip, even though he was the one who set it up in the first place. He was absolutely sure that the men in blue suits would find them. But luck was on their side. No sign of anyone in blue suits.
Until a a man in a blue suit showed up. But he looked different. He had a cap on and he was wearing short pants.
“If he has the nerve,” John muttered, “I won’t lose myself. I can’t let anyone die here.