- I looked back at my phone as I looked down at Veronica who had her hands wrapped around my torso as she leaned closer to me on the couch and slept, seeming exhausted. A small smile remained plastered on her face as I picked the phone to find my dad's name on the caller ID.
- Gently, letting her slip to the couch, I got up and walked to the kitchen counter wanting to have a word with my father.
- "So now you call?" I asked through gritted teeth and heard him chuckling.