"We don't know anything!" Rick's voice, loud and demanding, was barely controlled and shook noticeably. "If she can stab someone in the neck by using her mind, what's to stop-"
"No," Maya fought desperately to hold back the tears "No, not her- "
"Then you, Maya Reimnitz!" blazed Rick, both hands shaking, both index fingers pointing into Maya's face. "You!"
Tisha stood up, intending to put herself between Rick and Maya. The woman with her grandmother at her side was far too old to put up with abuse from a strong young man who looked close to losing it.