27 Up, Not Out.
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Chapter 1. A hazy early morning sun shone its light on the small group of high schoolers assembled in front of the old, abandoned warehouse. They were all wearing black and carrying backpacks, an unlikely sight for so early in the morning. Jack, a middle-aged man who had been walking by, stopped and stared at the strange gathering. He knew what they were up to and he felt an odd sense of responsibility towards them.