But, whenever he turned around to tell her his thoughts... there was no one... nothing...
He really just wanted to stand in the middle of the room and yell, "Leah's dead and I'm still alive."
Taking a deep breath, Kevin focused on what James was saying.
James smiled and knocked Kevin on the shoulder. "How are you holding up, man?"
Kevin weakly smiled. "I'm good." Turning away, he headed for the stairs, hoping to hide out in his room for a moment...
"Mandy?" he whispered. Wow....
She was all grown up now!
God, he didn't even know if he had any moves left!
What if he blew it, he thought worriedly.
Mandy looked down at her hands, clasped over her belly. "We don't have to do anything if you don't want to," she offered.
"You don't want to?" he asked.
"Oh no! I mean, yes! I do! But, if you don't, then we don't have to."
"Well, I do."
"Great. Now that we've cleared that up..." Mandy trailed off, looking down at her hands again. She wasn't sure if she should make the first move or not.
"That sounds like a plan!"
Wiping a tear from her eye, she hurriedly dressed and wiped another tear away as she searched under the bed for her shoe. She knew the score. Just because a guy slept with you didn't mean they were interested in forever. Jesse had taught her that early on...
"Mandy?" Kevin called out.
Feeling ridiculous, she hurried to the steps, too emotional to talk to him.
"Mandy? Where are you going?" he asked, his voice filled concern.
Kevin watched Mandy run up the steps and heard the front door slam moments later, leaving him to wonder what he'd done wrong.