It felt strange sitting there on the couch next to Amber. And it wasn’t because the air inside the living room felt like steam. It was because I felt as if were an actor who has rehearsed his lines so many times and then, when he has to utter them in front of an audience, the rest of the cast change their lines.
“Do you think I’m crazy?” I asked her.
“Because I flew all the way to Paris just to see you.”
She laughed. ”Don’t be silly. It’s a sweet thing what you did.” She leaned over and kissed me on the cheek. “Do you want something to drink?”
I nodded. She stood up and went to the kitchen. Continue reading