- ''Checkmate.'' I say and Alex's jaw drops to the ground—making me let out my laughter. He looks back up at me and lightly rub his temples, showing how frustrated he is for losing the game, ''Seriously, you should give up because I've won for like—five times.''
- He sighs, eyeing my features before taking out his wallet, ''Here.'' Then he takes out a hundred dollars, ''A deal is a deal.'' He adds—putting the money right in front of me.