"You're absolutely sure they said my name?" I ask. / "Yep," Ren confirms with a nod. / "But..." I trail off, confused and a little worried. Suddenly a thought hits me. My gaze falls on my satchel. Was that paper...valuable? / "I'll be right back," I tell Ren, throwing the bag over my shoulder. / "What are you doing?" she calls as I leave. "They'll find you!" / "I'm counting on it!" I reply, and close the door behind me.
I always have trouble thinking of jobs for my characters... which would explain why right now my protagonist is unemployed...<<< Same here! I made mine emotionally unstable just so she could remain jobless, and I ended up changing the plot.