I imagine Dad at security conferences. What does he do in those cities late at night, out of sight, away from home. I think about this weekend in Toronto. Why coudn't I go to the games on my own? I'll be sixteen in a few months after all, and why coudn't mom come?
I go numb: IS Dad like Andy's dad? Is he cheating with someone? Is that why Mom was so mad? Has she guessed? I picture Dad slinking into a bar, finding a seat in a dark corner, and slipping off his wedding ring.
Sami believes that his father is cheating on his mother. He is second guessing himself. He believes that he is going to Toronto to see his other girlfriend, and that's why he didn't want either sami or his mother to go with him.
At this time is the story sami doesn't know about Tiriq and the whole alleged terrorist scheme the family is being held accountable for