“I heard it here!” Li shouted.
“Me, too!” Lu said excitedly.
“I did, too!” I said quickly. “But it came through my tunnel,” I said.
“No, it came through mine,” Li answered back.
“No,” Lu said defensively, “it came through mine.”
We all were silent. In the shadowy darkness we all looked at each other.
“Pepper is in three pieces!” whispered Lu and looked at us sad and worried, but still kidding.