it was hot outside. too hot to be outside. too hot to be inside. just too hot.
standing outside of his door, she remind herself that she just needed ice. he was a neighbor. this was fine. "do you have some ice i might have?" "yes, i do" "oh thank you" and that would be it.
the door opened and she splashed a casual yet friendly smile on her face. though her heart pounded into her chest. her fingers began to tingle. and her throat was dry.
the smell of sleepy boy floated out of the apartment and wrapped itself around her. his eyes became alert upon seeing her.
"oh hh--" his voice cracked, he rubbed his hand through is hair - "hi. what's up?"