- That pissed me off. I knew he was just looking out for me so I let it slide. “I promise. After lunch we’re gonna go back and hang out on the beach for a while. If we go for a walk or come back to the house, we’ll drag one of you along.”
- “When they light up the bonfire tonight it’ll be easy to get lost in the crowd. Can you please hang close to one of us? I know Mark doesn’t want Sophie dragging him off anyway, so maybe you two just hang out with him. You cool with that, man?”
- “Uh, sure,” Mark said without quite meeting Joe’s eyes. “Not a problem.” How he said that with a straight face, I’ll never know.