My Beautiful Obsession, Chapter Seven, part four

“It’s time for you to have that shower,” Lark instructs me, but, to my dismay, she only points me back to the bathroom, giving no indication she is going to join me… although I’ve no idea what I would do if she did! “I’ll order some more coffee, and then we’ll get you home.” She…

My Beautiful Obsession, Chapter Seven, part three

  I’m still carrying the sneakers, a sleek, fancy pair of high-end Adidas, when I exit the lavatory, and I bend to put them on while leaning against the doorframe. “There,” I announce, almost defiantly. “I’m ready.” “You’re hair’s damp,” she says reprovingly. “I hope you don’t get sick.” “I didn’t think going out with…