The answer was obvious, and unexpectedly her heart raced in anticipation. Still, another part of her wanted it to be someone else. She noticed the notification, and after unlocking her phone confirmed the details. I’d take a message from Evelyn over that lawyer any day.
While her deepest desires remained fixed on Elizabeth, that empty conversation window taunted her still. It was a vicious cycle: write, hesitate, and delete in frustration. For someone who went to war against a pack of werewolves, this was a bizarre hill to die on.
Clara sighed in frustration. At least she had a distraction tonight to keep from running aground on the shores of guilt. She clicked on the conversation to see what Evelyn had to say.
Evelyn: You’ve been naughty! 😘
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