"Kara... Kara... KARA!", Kaylynn screams. Shit... did I do that not listening thing again?"Yea?""Tell us!", Kaylynn and Lisa say in unison.
February 2017Lacey's POV:I can feel dozens of eyes on me. Conversations are hushed as I walk by. This hallway could not get any longer.
May 2040Kara's POV:"Hey", I snap, "Where the hell are we going?".
Obviously not reading the room, Tiana runs in for a hug from our bubbly bestfriend-turned-ice princess, Kaylynn. What the hell has gotten into her?"So, pizzas have already been ordered; cheese and pepperoni okay with you two?", I inquire."Sure, of course, except I need to take the cheese off o
Looking around Kara's...friend?, I ask her, "You want to keep dancing?"."Me?", she asks, looking down. I mean, who else could I be talking to?"Duh, loser", I joke. Of course she isn't a loser. She's pretty badass, actually. Apparently, she isn't g
Upon entering my house, I see a horrific sight: Kaylynn is on the couch, eating popcorn and watching old rom-coms. Kaylynn! Usually, Kaylynn is the one to lead all our activities. She's energetic and loud, not lazy and sluggish."What is going on in here?", I ask."I am obviously enjoying some old rom-coms", she points at our DVD collection. We usually use Netflix for entertainment, but sometimes it's good to go back to the classics of the early 2000s."I should have never left", I shake my head. "You're miserable without me", I chuckle. It's true, though."Nah, I wanted you to have fun", she smiles. "I mean I hoped you would be gone for an hour... or maybe 90 minutes", she pauses."Right", I chuckle, "It's been like 3 hours, holy shit", I exclaim. I feel horrible. I left Kaylynn on her own for hours--without even a call. Meanwhile, Tiana couldn't give two fucks--I should call her to make sure she's okay. "I'm literally the worst friend", I run up to her. Hugging my blanket-covered, sl
May 2040Kara's POV:I wake up to find that I can't move. My legs and arms are tangled with Tiana's. I feel like a human pretzel.
His eyes never left the road, and I could tell he was getting antsy as I maintained the silence in the car. My face softened a bit, but it morphed into confusion.We pass townhouses, skyscrapers, parks, and pools on our drive. Kids play mindlessly among one another, and adults converse and bond over drinks. This group of teens, guys, was strolling out of Starbucks, taking selfies and yelling "period", when a couple girls catcalled them.