Peter’s eyes flew open. He shot up in his bed, turning his head to look at his clock. 8:30 AM. Today was the day. His heart pounding with excitement, he jumped out of bed and quickly got dressed. He’d been looking forward to this day all week, and now the time had finally come: he was going hiking.
….Okay, it may not seem THAT exciting, but he’d been looking forward to this for quite a while now. His job had been super busy lately, not to mention boring as hell, and it felt like forever since he had been able to do anything like this by himself. Except he wasn’t by himself… and that was the best part. This wasn’t just a hike; it was a date. A date with a girl he’d just met not too long ago. He still chuckled, remembering just how the two of them had met. It’d certainly been an odd coincidence, that’s for sure.
It’d been a pretty normal evening. He’d arrived h