I stopped in my tracks and thought that the wanted poster could have something to do with the note on the back of the picture.

"Ash," I said. "I remember seeing a wanted poster at the cable car station while I was with Sam. And Sam thought something was following her."

Ashley looked baffled and scared but I had to say it.

"Are you telling me there is some criminal up here on the mountain?" she asked.

"It was of some guy-"

"Wait, wait, wait, wait what guy?"

"The guy that threatened the Washingtons."

"Chris, if this is your way of trying to make me feel better, you're fired."

I shook my head. I was definitely telling the truth.

Suddenly, we heard a scream. Josh's scream. From the other side of the door.

"Josh!" Ashley cried as she went to the other side of the door and closed it.

Suddenly, I heard Ashley grunting. I ran to the door and tried to open it. It wouldn't budge.

"Ashley!" I cried as I tried to get the door open.

At the third try, the door finally opened. I looked for Ashley then found her but she was unconscious. What the hell was happening here?

Before I could do anything else, I saw a strange man wearing a clown-like mask came in front of me and punched me, knocking me out. My conscious was slowly slipping away and he was the last thing I saw before the darkness took over me.

*Unknown POV*

Poor Chris and Ashley. Down and unconscious but I was sure I could do whatever it took to to have them have feelings for each other.

I took Ashley's hand and dragged her limp body somewhere that will be perfect for her.

After I was done, I lit a candle with a match I carried with me.

Poor Chris was now alone without Ashley he would have to find her in order to find the surprise I was planning for him to see.

I also had a surprise planning for Sam and bigger surprise for Imigie. I knew where they both were.

Save the best for last, I thought. First Sam then Imigie.

I walked up to the midway point of the stairs and looked around. My next pursuit was Sam but first, I was going to give Chris a surprise.

Just wait for the right time to get them. You just need to surprise Chris. I kept telling myself this in my head as I headed to where I had left Ashley.

*Mike's POV*

Jess and I were inside of the guest cabin that Josh had told me about. After Jess scaring me, seeing a dying elk and watching it suddenly get dragged away, it was too much.

This cabin didn't seem as homely, heavenly and romantic as I promised but I was sure I could find something to make it more comfortable.

"Michael," Jess said. "Fire and mood lighting."

"Yes m'lady," I nodded then saw a lantern that was next to the fireplace.

I turned on the lantern. Perfect! Mood lighting complete.

"This'll take care of the mood lighting," I whispered as I stood up and went to find some matches.

I was in the middle of looking for the matches when I was interrupted.

"Dammit!" Jess said. "It's gone."

"What's gone?" I asked.

"My freaking phone, Sherlock."

"We'll look for it."

"I can't lose my phone. My parents will kill me."

"Just get a new one."

"That's like my fourth phone this year. I think I left it outside."

Jess was about to stand up but I stopped her, remembering the events that happened earlier. I didn't want it to happen again.

"I don't think we want to go out there with a bear," I suggested.

"Fine," Jess sighed as she sat down and remained still in her seat.

I found the match box on a dresser behind me then I picked it up. Just one more match. Convenient.

I walked to the fire place then placed some logs in it. I lit the last match in the box then lit the logs. The fire was finally on. Good. Now it was time to get into serious romance with Jess.

I sat next to Jess and put an arm around her but she didn't look convinced.

"I feel like someone's watching us," she said shaking her head. "Shutter, please?"

I stood up and walked to the open shutters then closed them. Good!

"Shutters are shutted."

Jess still didn't look completely convinced. I sat down beside her and wondered why she seemed nervous.

"What's wrong?" I asked.

"I thought I was confident and was acting like a total sexy babe," she replied. "But I'm really just insecure."

Was Jess really thinking this? I was shocked but I wanted to make her feel better. Even some of the hottest women in the world were more likely insecure. I had to comfort Jess.

"Jess, you have got to be kidding me," I reassured her. "You have nothing to be insecure about. I have insecurities. We're all insecure. You have nothing to worry about."

She smiled a bit which I was sure I was making her more comfortable.

"Blanket?" she asked.

"Yes," I replied as I stood up again and went to go find a blanket.

I finally found a blanket in a chest in a bedroom. I took it and went back to where Jess was.

"One blanket for the lady," I said in a low seductive voice.

She smiled as I sat down as we cuddled with each other in the blanket. Before it was going to get real, we heard something shatter.

"What was that?" Jess gasped.

I stood up and went to find the source of the noise. I saw bits of snow blowing into the cabin. What on earth was going on?

I went to the bathroom and saw that the window was shattered. On the floor, I saw a phone playing music. Jess's phone. What was it doing here?

"It's your phone," I called to Jess.

I heard footsteps and turned to see Jess looking baffled and confused.

"How is it my phone?" she wondered. "Oh, someone tried to stalk us and fuck with us just when we were getting down to business."

She took her phone out of my hands and walked away as I slowly followed behind her then stopped when I saw she went outside in the cold.

"Hey! Yeah pricks!" she shouted to whatever was out there. "I know! What the fuck are you trying to do? You really wanna ruin our fun that bad? Well guess what? You can't! You can't ruin our good time because Michael and I are gonna fuck! That's right! We are going to have sex. And it's gonna be hot! So enjoy it because I know we're going to!"

She came back inside and shut the door and stood by it.

So Jess was trash talking to whatever was trying to mess with us. I didn't say anything.

Before I could move, something broke through the window of the door and grabbed Jess by the hair. Jess screamed and I couldn't speak. I was beyond shocked.

What was it? The hand then pulled Jess away from the cabin and I knew I was on a mission. Not Jess! Goddammit! Where are you Jess?

My mind was in a blur, trying to process what just happened. Now I needed to go find Jess now!

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