U is for U forgot “U”
Sun Sep 23, 2018 15:19

Emmett almost wished he had been stabbed.

He kinda felt like it anyway. He absolutely hated seeing women cry. Emmett had made his peace with the likeliness of Kaye shanking him for trying to help - that seemed like her thing - but this… this hurt way worse.

Since it seemed like he was physically safe (for now - he wasn’t going to let his guard down completely on account of the fact that he wasn’t a total idiot), Emmett let his grip on her shoulder tighten just a little. “That’s okay too,” he said gently. “You don’t have to talk. You can just do that, and I can sit here and eat what I can only assume are stolen cookies, and we’ll just know that something happened. But I’ll be right here, and if you want to talk, then you can do that whenever. We can also go somewhere else, if you want some more privacy. Up to you.”

Emmett took another bite of his cookie. Whatever happened, it was pretty huge to warrant something like this from Kaye. After all, she was Kaye. Small but strong, prickly, kick-your-ass-for-looking-at-her-weird Kaye. This wasn’t like her. It had to be huge. But he knew that pushing her to talk wasn’t going to help anybody. She’d get to it - or not - whenever she felt like it. And that was just okay.

  • N is for No Survivors - Kaye, Sun Sep 23 14:18
    Of the people who could have approached her, Emmett was probably the most acceptable. She felt closest to him out of everyone left at this stupid school. She’d started to enjoy spending time with... more
    • U is for U forgot “U” - Emmett, Sun Sep 23 15:19
      • O is for Oops - Kaye, Sun Sep 23 16:58
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        • Dial M for Murder - Emmett, Wed Sep 26 21:21
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          • With a capital T - Kaye, Mon Oct 1 19:32
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