Chapter 23 You Finally Said Something, Jordan!
- The MPV continued to crawl along the congested highway after sending Courtney and her daughter home. Since it was the evening peak hour in Melrose City, there was a traffic jam on their way back. Jordan would normally start to get a little agitated in such a situation, but he was oddly quiet that day. He held a crayon in his hand and was doodling on his tiny drawing board.
- Meanwhile, Alexander was still in disbelief; he couldn’t stop thinking about what had happened at the Japanese restaurant that afternoon. I guess it’s possible for Jordan to take a liking toward Courtney because of how she had saved him once previously, but what about her daughter? Sure—that little girl may be lovable, but I’ve also tried to get Jordan to interact with my friends’ sons and daughters in the past, and he never seemed interested in any of them. Right as he was caught up in his thoughts, Alexander felt a tug on his sleeve and quickly turned toward the children’s safety seat beside him. Jordan had lifted his drawing board up and turned it toward Alexander excitedly. On the blank, white canvas, he drew a man and woman holding the hands of a young child between them. The skies were blue, the grass was green, and the sun was a golden yellow color in the drawing; it was a beautiful sight to see.
- Alexander froze for a moment upon looking at the drawing. “Do you want to have a Mommy, Jordan?” he asked belatedly. Jordan nodded his head furiously in response to this. His cheeks were flushed as he forcefully croaked a two-syllable word. “Mommy!”