If Nate doesn’t look now to see his bank balance, he very well might miss the next change in his account. If he misses the next change, who knows how many more he’ll miss before missing the changes becomes a habit? After awhile, he’ll completely lose track of his earnings, take a look in the account for the first time in a month, and struggle not to cry when he sees how far the number has fallen. Considering he hasn’t looked since this morning, he has every reason to go and take a peek right now.
“We’ve been in here an hour, you know.”
Michaela’s voice catches him off-guard. Looking up from th