Later she would think about how he’d snuck up on her so silently. The man was on crutches – what was he, a ninja or something?
Put me down, I’m too heavy.
He couldn’t just come right out with it, could he? No, that would scare her off. He had to be subtle, build up to it. Explain himself.
“I love you.
Don’t freak out, I’m getting into the bed,
I have sex,” Grace shrugged.
I meant with a man,” Claudia said dryly.
Now why would I ruin something so good by inviting a man along?” Grace asked.
Excuse me, your attention please.
She didn’t sound overjoyed. She didn’t sound even slightly joyed.