Lost, Found, etc…

  “When did you know you were lost?” he asked. Nobody likes being singled out. Well, almost nobody. "Who, m-m-me?"  She stammered, wondering how he knew. The cameras were aimed at her and she was the focus of the audience's attention. Her armpits were  sticky with excitement, and pearls of sweat prickled across her scalp like a thousand baby starfish headed home. [...]