His crossed arms answered her question before he spoke. Kate went over and placed her hand on his rigid elbow.
“Lance, please don’t do this.”
She looked up into chocolate eyes and stroked the stubble on his cheeks, her thumb stopping the tears that had started to fall.
“I love you Kate…”
She stopped him, her voice straining, “you only think you love me.”
Choking back a sob he shook his head, “I do. I always did…”
“But you never told me and now, well now…”
Lance’s arms fell and welcomed her in, “Now?” he asked tilting her chin.
I’ve missed playing with my Friend Lance, so I decided to write for Leeroy this week.
Are you going to play? It’s a great song by Tracy Chapman called TELLING STORIES.
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