“But he didn’t take into consideration that a hundred pounds of jockey rides twelve-hundred pounds of attitude. And my money is usually on the jockey.”
“You catch on quick. We make a good team, and that makes me happy,” Wyatt said.
Val opened his mouth to ask another question, but he was cut off when all three of his dogs jumped up and ran to the window, barking.
“What’s that?” Wyatt’s voice rose just enough to set Val’s nerves on edge.
“Something outside, I think.” Val stood up and started across the room.
Val stopped short when Wyatt barked, “Stay away from the windows! Is everything locked?”
“Ye-yeah.” Val slapped his hand against his thigh. “Hey, guys, shush. Come on, it’s okay. Go lie down.” Then he spoke to Wyatt. “The outside lights are on too. Just like you said to do.”
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