“Lemme see.” Jeff asked, pushing the sleeve up on my jacket. I grimaced as he pried at the clothing, exposing my skin to the open air. His fingertips immediately ran over the uncovered arm, tracing some line I couldn’t see. “There’s so many…” He mumbled.
“Oh really?” I asked, letting sarcasm drip from my words.
“Yeah…” He replied distractedly. “You’re beautiful.” He mumbled, still mostly distracted by whatever he was looking at. I stiffened at his words, my first reaction was to not believe him…. but, his mind was so open…
The tree branch we were sitting on swayed slightly as a stronger breeze flowed past. A chill ran through the air, signaling the approach of night. I turned my head to Jeff’s location at my right, trying to determine his features. He could see me, but I co