“So, how did you know you were a goner?” Syler asked Croft, who laughed. “Well, there was a slow build to crescendo, then it dropped right off to silence.” “It was right behind you?” “Exactly.” “And you?” Syler gestured over to Pike. “Nothing but silence,” he replied with a grin, “and then a loud WAH WAH WAH when it rushed me out of nowhere.” More laughter erupted. “What about you, Syler? Let’s hear it!” He smiled and raised his glass. “Almost at the front door when a child’s music box started playing upstairs.” They winced and raised their own glasses.