‘Are you waiting for this bus?’ asked the boiler-suited man later the next day.
‘No thank you,’ replied Mac. ‘I only live close by and don’t have far to go.’
‘Come on,’ continued the man. ‘We can take you where you need to be.’
‘But I don’t need to be anywhere,’ said the now flustered Mac. ‘Only home.’
‘All in good time,’ said the man as he used his shoulder to force Mac onto the bus.
‘We just need to make a slight detour.’