Kat and Hartley Chapter 2.5The five of us were able to enjoy the remainder of our meal in peace, save for the unnecessary amount of noise made by the boys a few tables over, but even that didn’t pose too great of an annoyance. I guess you can only get so much of what you ask for. Regardless of that, I was immensely grateful for the peace that we had. It was a relief to sit and chat with my friends over a meal without worrying about anything else.Kat and Hartley Chapter 2.5 by cariacia
Victor, who was almost always composed and aloof became animated and cordial. Even Eve gradually became less defensive as we fell into comfortable camaraderie. It was a nice change to see them let down their guards. Moments like this were few and far to come by, but all good things had to come to an end, no matter how long I wanted them to last.
“I should probably get going. Are you ready, Hartley?” He nodded. I rifled through my purse and left enough money to cover at least half of everyone’s orders. “See you guys later,” I said as H