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They found nothing. No one on campus remembered seeing her, and the kids in her classes looked blank. Her professors found good, credible work up through September 24 and nothing after that. "She had never spoken up in class," the chemistry professor said. "And I'm not sure I would recognize her if I saw her."

The last credit card purchase was for September 25, for $18.25 at Beau Jos Pizza. Her phone bill was empty except for the local charge for the internet and three phone calls home, all before September 21. The police subpoenaed the university mail system and got her folder. But her e-mail was empty except for some advertisements for Cum into my HOT SEX, Get Rich Selling Ginko Nuts, and an unopened letter from Amy on September 26.

There was nothing on her school computer files except some physics homework she had posted to Amy. The Computer Coordinator said that Anna had last logged on and dumped the trash September 25 at 03:10 p.m. and had not logged off the system since.

"This was normal," the Computer Coordinator said. "Lots of kids just never log off, they like the feeling of being connected."

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Follow us all: Amy/Anna, Sophie/Yuki, Kit/Richard, minor characters or sift through water leavings and river journeys.