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“It’s not like I robbed a bank,” I say

“Hah! I don’t know if he’d see it that way,” Ruthie replies

“Dude, it’s not like I’m his Old Lady”

“Hmm” She pulls out of the driveway and floors it

“What?” I ask, irked


“Bullshit,” I spit

“Look, don’t get pissy with me, Blue I love you, but you have so yourself to be happy You put everyone else first, and it burns you out I think it oes for you He could’ve had just about anyone, no strings attached, and he chose the one wo? That says a lot”

“I was a warm body”

“If that was the case, you wouldn’t look like you saw a ghost right now,” Ruthie says

I turnby

“What are you so afraid of?” Ruthie asks after a moment of silence

I exa? “Of what this will do to the people I care about How are people going to take this? A to seem like a complete traitor, and,” I s hard, “hoill I be any different than my sister?”

Ruthie swerves the car a little with her shock “Are you fucking kidding me?”

“No, I slept with her ex, the father of her child who I’ with”