The Van Helsing Impetus – Excerpt No. 178

“I was waiting for you,” Clara said. “I wanted to tell you in person that it’s time to leave.”

Evelyn’s eyes shimmered in the light as though she were about to cry, but she quickly restored her mask. It made for an interesting relationship, since neither were ever being themselves. It was a challenge to open up to someone who did not reciprocate. I don’t think I’ll ever see the real Evelyn, just glimpses.

“I understand,” Evelyn said before flashing a smile.

Black and white picture of a woman looking as though she is on the edge of tears. Mouth and eyes are deformed, eyelashes clumped, and water at edges. Image by Alexander Krivitskiy from Pexels.

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