"Pssst..." Wally's eyes searched through the darkness, his hands roaming around for a light-switch. His return hadn't had been as hasty as he had hoped for, but he was back in his own neck of the wood which had to account for something.
"Ted--? I was able to stir up that compound for ya-- are.... you here?"
He silently hoped that Ted decided to stay put and not run out while he was out and about.