I cautiously turn a corner in the Greenfall base, peeking around it first to make sure no one is in the hallway. As expected, there was no one there. Why should there be? I mean, it is the middle of the night.
I continue down the hallway until I reach a specific door. I knock on it once, very quietly. When no one responds I knock on it again, a little louder this time. Still no one comes to the door. Just as I'm about to knock once more, the door opens.
Slightly startled, I jump backwards, making more noise than I would care for.
"Lex!" I whisper fiercely. "You scared me!"