“No,” Marc said. “I’ll live. There are worse things in life than pushing through fatigue.”
As more memories resurfaced from last night the bigger his smile became. He rather enjoyed hearing about her life and family. It was the notion of growing up with a devoted mother and grandmother that intrigued him the most.
He also appreciated that she would ask questions and appeared interested in his response. While uneducated, there was a thirst for knowledge… I’m sure her getting paid to sleep helped…
“I’m sure you have,” Émilie said.
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