- 26 Jul 2019, 08:17
Alternatively, Jodie stood at the other side of the roof, also looking out. She frowned, thinking over the entire conversation, again and again. She tried to reason with herself, tried to find out which things weren't as bad as others. But did it matter? they all added up, even if she didn't mind little things; they were always coupled with something worse.
She glanced back at him over her shoulder, but then turned away again.
Being Lucy from the rings sucked! She was only just starting to get comfortable; as time went on during their time together, Jodie had been somewhat caught off guard with how dark her skin was, or how coiled her hair was, or how shapely her legs were. It had been a pleasant surprise to know that his company had instilled confidence, and perhaps distracted her enough to be herself.
But his words rung out to her, and she grit her teeth.
"We can be friends." She said suddenly, folding her arms, but still facing away. "I don't break promises."
But that didn't mean she was going to fall into his open arms of friendship! She was still highly on edge.