‘this girl is really talkative…maybe the coldness is making her chatty’
[takes off jacket and places it on her shoulders gently
Just this jacket…unless you want me to accompany you to find some place to wait this out. You got a phone on you? Maybe you could call and ask how long they’ll be.
you really don’t have to. [ she mutters, tugging the lapels closer around her anyway. she really was frigid cold, and though he seemed to be in a rush she at least wanted to see if she could get a name out of this stranger.
just what if they met again? mm, well — …! I’d do that but it seems they’ve shut off their phone. I’ve tried three, four? public telephones.
I’d just be fine waiting out there, but since you’ve lent me this why don’t we go somewhere neither of us need coats. [ she lifts her index towards the nearest commercial street,
I’m on a somewhat budget, but I’ll treat ya? The family businesses around here are amazing, if you’ve had the time to try them.
Got the time, lad? or do you want this back. — [ she peels the jacket off of her shoulders, now a load warmer than she was before. Because I’m good for now.