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"My hair is so recognizable..." Otto groaned from where he had draped himself over the arm of the safe house’s sofa. “It’s so white! People can spot it like a mile away!”

Laura smiled from where she was hunched over her laptop. “It’s a shame we can’t switch hair colors then.”

Shelby sat up, a scheming look dawning on her face. “I don’t know, something like that could be arranged…”

Laura looked over at Shelby, frowning in disbelief. “I don’t actually want white hair Shelby. I don’t think it would be very becoming.”

“No, but we can do the opposite.” Shelby thought for a moment. “I’ll be right back!” She said, and was gone before any of the others could stop her.


After about half an hour of being gone, Shelby had come back with a bottle of red hair dye from who-knows-where, and had proceeded to use it to color Otto’s hair. The boy had only struggled at all during the first five minutes- Shelby had a surprisingly strong grip.

After the dye had set, Shelby pulled Otto away from the sink and back into the main room to show everyone his new hair color. “Ta-da!” She said, smirking. Otto looked slightly annoying after having his hair pulled at for an hour, but said hair was now a bright red.

Laura pushed her hand against her mouth to stifle her giggles at Otto’s expression. “Well our hair certainly matches now!” She said cheerily, “Shelby did a surprisingly good job of picking the shade…”