Saturday, March 14, 2009

without getting drunk beforehand

"Oh, I'm sorry"

He grabbed at her wrist in apology.

"No, it's fine."

Zoe raised her wet glass and drank from it, smiling to show him everything was all right. They were not, she realized, bad people, either of them. They could not do what they were about to do without getting drunk beforehand.
-- "Family" in Choose Me by Evelyn Lau

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