The closet was the perfect place for the tween to conceal herself if the intruder did manage to find his way inside. But, crucially, Taylor had been incredibly resourceful in the moments before she selected her hiding place. In fact, she had been brave enough to do some serious evidence collecting as she made up her mind.
The smart girl had been spying on the suspected house-breaker as he snooped around the Blanton family’s garden. Moreover, she courageously found a spot where she couldn’t be seen and kept an eye on him from there.