She could tell Tray to stop, put his clothes back on, and drive her home. So instead, she decided to try something she used to do when she was a child. After a minute, Tray chuckled and said, ‘Oh, man.’ He switched the light out and lay down beside her. Edward would at least have taken the opportunity to look down her t-shirt.
Her head was already on the pillow so all she had to do was close her eyes and breathe heavily. Kelly kept her eyes shut but was alert to anything he might do.
Life doesn’t come with convenient signposts letting us know which is the path to happiness and which is the path to misery, so we’re stuck taking blind gambles. And we frequently end up with regrets that we carry to our graves.
Sometimes we have chances to change mistaken choices we’ve made. But all along the way, we’re guessing and hoping, no matter how much thinking and reasoning we bring to bear on our choices.
With one guy, she feels the magical connection that most of us want to feel and that a few of us have felt in a very real way. What’s more, she feels that he needs her far more than she needs him.