Eventually Rose averted her eyes away from me and turned to Val with a questioning look on her face. “I’m... I’m going to erm, I’m going to leave.” Val interpreted Rose’s expression as a signal to leave. She immediately stood up and just left. “What? Wait...” Rose whispered. A minute of silence passed as she bowed her head. Her loose brightly flaming hair fell across her profile. She kept her head down and never dared to look up away from her work. I tilted my head in an attempt to see her face.
Something caught the corner of my eye causing me to look towards Scorpious. I regretted it immediately as I realised that as soon as I looked up he had opened his mouth to speak. He looked me straight in the yes and held my gaze. “Seriously, what is up?”
I couldn’t keep it in any longer. Just yesterday we had mutually agreed to be friends. To