I look up from my book, frowning when I see Mom by the window, watching something with a slightly worried expression.
Marking my page, I put my book away as she half-turns.
“Why’s Jasper pacing outside our yard?”
“What?” Getting up, I stand next to her to find a nervous-looking Jasper, apparently muttering to himself.
What the hell? Why’s he not coming inside?
We’ve been best friends for years, so I don’t understand his behavior.
When I go to open the door, Jasper stops, taking a deep breath. “Ed? W-would you… go out with me?”