“Take my two cents on this. There is something shady about those friends of yours.”
“Dad, you know nothing. They are a creative lot, and soon, we are going to be in the news.”
They sure were. Police dogs on a scent trail had reached their house. The musical band was banned forever. It was a cover for selling drugs to teens, and the culprits were convicted and sent to jail.
All news channels covered the story on prime time, as a dejected father shed silent tears. Only if he had acted in time, only if his son had listened….
Cue words for the double take
band – a musical group
banned – forbidden
cent – one hundredth of a dollar
scent – an aroma
sent – dispatched