When someone never got a reply

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He's coming...!

...I shouldn't have come here...

...Ten days.

In an unnamed apartment, an unnamed man was struggling to fall asleep. The clock read 4:00 a.m. The man looked at his phone, hoping to have finally gotten the reply he'd been waiting for. However, there was nothing.

Thirty phone calls in nearly five days, but zero answers.

"Damn it," he said under his breath. "Why is she ignoring me like this? I didn't do anything wrong... I didn't..."

The man's thoughts drifted to last Friday night. Could she really have seen me at the party? No, that can't be possible. There was no way she could have known about that. No way...

However, he wasn't as convinced by his own words as he wanted to be. He had begun to believe the worst possible situation. His one-time affair had been uncovered. She knew the truth.

Squeezing the cellphone in his hand, the man internally begged. Please, I know I made a mistake. But just talk to me, Lyn...

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