“You don’t understand,” explained the criminal. “I wasn’t driving. There’s another man in the car.”
Foreshadowing for later chapters- Nick uses the word “criminal” to describe Owl Eyes even as he’s claiming he wasn’t the driver. Not the last time in this book someone gets blamed for the reckless driving of the other person in the car, huh?
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