An Early Spring: Chapter 5Change: Will's P.O.V.An Early Spring: Chapter 52 years ago in Romance More Like This
Stupid, stupid, stupid!
I should have known better than to listen to that snippy blonde brat. Grell had been so agitated; I couldn't possibly see my kindness backfiring on me. He couldn't possibly dare to take advantage of me. I should have known- I might even have known- that he'd go right back to this version of himself.
I'd even lied to him, too. Ronald wasn't busy, nor had I spoken to him that morning. So much for effort.
That Fitzpatrick hadn't called since, either. Maybe the change in code was really all he wanted. Even then I found a way to let it get to me.
I spent all of Tuesday night documenting the day's expenses, products and successions. Every time I thought about where I was going in just a few hours, my eyes burned even more. At first it was nice to imagine Grell acting uncharacteristically appreciative- maybe even, dare I say it, cute- but that was beyond impossible. I didn't want to r