“So…?” she asked him, glancing up once again “What’s on your mind?”
Hugh stalled for a moment. Then shook his head, smiling feebly “Nothing….nothing, really…I was just…I…”
“You’ve been pretty pensive all night long you know….” she cut him off, gently “…and I have seen enough of that look on your face to recognize the signs….” she added smiling with her eyes.
Hugh dropped his jaw a little. Then something began to warm him up.
She crossed her arms over her chest, staring up at him sweetly “…will you please let me in?”
A real smile erupted on his face to that and he let himself drop against the wall, face to face with her.
“Do you?” he asked her.
Lisa frowned lightly “What?”
“Know me that well….”
Her lips fairly curled up into a little smile “You like it?”
He prompted her, smiling in turn “Do you?”
She arched her brows at him jokingly quite provokingly too, “Don’t I?”
He took his time, looking down at her. Then he realized he had crossed his arms over his chest too and that his fingers were winding and unwind with hers already...