Speaker: 3rd Person
Characters: Keely, Kenneth
Word Count: 378
"It's not that I want to break up with him... or even that I want to be apart from him. Everything is just so complicated and I just want it to be simple. I want it to work out. But I was just... angry and I had to get out of there."
"So... wha'd 'ee do again?" Kenneth smiled, as she argued with herself.
"And you lef' because?"
"I... I was mad. He'd..."
"Nothing's too complicated when yer drinkin' a cup of hot cocoa."
"Well... it's a long story, but his parents found out about... something we were doing."
"You were 'aving sex."
Keely winced. "Yeah. That obvious?"
"Don' worry. I won' tell."
"His parents found out... and we found out that they found out... only... he wasn't surprized. Like... he knew they were gonna find out. But he didn't warn me... I just felt so... exposed."
"Yeah." She blushed.
"Tha's tough... but you'll ge' over it."
"How can you know that? It's not like it happened to you."
"Well... yer righ' about tha'... but my paren's have more than one thing they haven' figured ou'."
"Like... that you're gay?"
"Tha' obvious?" He smiled, mimicking her words.
"Kind of..." She laughed, "I picked up on it when you started hitting on our waiter."
"Cute, isn' he? I've been testin' the water for days. I'm pretty sure he's single."