Loud voices had woken Mary up. She crept out of bed and downstairs. There was a light below, coming out of an open door.
‘We need to go now! They are coming!’ Father shouted.
Loud knocking on the front door made Mary jump.
It was too late.
(Inspired by; https://katmyrman.com/2018/03/27/twittering-tale-77-27-march-2017/ with thanks).