Harrigan knocked louder and we heard a commotion from inside. After another minute the door finally swung open. An old lady with a net over her blue hair said, "What is the meaning of this? It's after midnight!"
Harrigan said, "Sorry to disturb you, ma'am."
"I should hope so," she snapped back. "This is a children's home. They need their rest and so do I!"
"Ma'am, is Barbara here?" I asked and Harrigan shot me a look to indicate I was once again usurping his authority.
"She's asleep," she said. "Now I demand to know who you two gentlemen are..."