The theme is awkward, a word I’ve used all of twice. Here’s one of them, and things are definitely awkward between two characters at this exact moment, love or not.
“I wasn’t expecting to see you.” She didn’t reach for Stowne, and they didn’t reach for her. They stared at each other instead, awkward in ways they’d never been together.
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