Julia felt Leva's arms around her and she clung back to Leva, shivering as she looked up at the man and she cleared her throat. "We're terribly sorry for knocking so late; but we got in a car accident down the road and my car is totaled. This was the only house around for a few miles. We were wondering if we could dry off a bit and use a phone to call the car agency to have them come pick us up." Julia said, still shivering as she tried to keep her teeth from chattering.