please tell me this is some elaborate prank?

“In which case I want to tell whoever set this up that this is the absolute opposite of funny."  {{Melissa bites her lip.}}

"At least I’m with people I know–and don’t have to share a room with Victoria.  Not that there’s anything wrong with her, just…  yeah.”

has anyone seen a tiny mexican woman?! } open

“She’s about… yay-high and should be packing a bag that’s almost as big as she is.” Melissa bit her lip as she continued to scan the crowd. 

“I haven’t seen her at all, and—”  Her mother was small, but she was certain to be looking for her too.  Unless…  unless something happened?