Chapter 4 – Extract 18 from The Paradise Induction!
“Okay. Cool. I’ll go then. Talk to you later.”
Arianna Lane has signed off.
I hated when she’d sharply sign off.
On returning home, she’d sent a host of messages.
“I miss you so much.”
“I hate being alone without you.”
“I think I love you.”
“I’m a drunken mess right now.”
“I’m stupidly drunk.”
“Where are you?”
“Forget everything I’ve said!”
When I spoke to her again, I reassured her that I wasn’t afraid of her messages, even though I was apprehensive. My worry didn’t come from what she’d said, but more that she was drinking so heavily.