It had started very subtly. Janes friends would occasionally forget she was there be apparently unaware when she passed them in the street. Often she would have to ask a question several times before she could get peoples attention.
To begin with, this did not unsettle Jane too much. In general she had always been a bit of a wallflower and she was used to her small voice being overlooked, but in recent years she had began to turn this around. She had hired a voice coach, shed joined an amateur dramatics club, began going out with workmates more often; shed even managed to ask a couple of guys out (one stood her up and the other turned out to be married, but she kept an optimistic outlook).
She had finally begun to come out of her shell, when suddenly, through no fault of her own, she seemed to have gone under the radar again. When she went shopping, the assistants kept on serving the people behind her first. Wai