I was about to walk down the hall when I heard voices. I stood at the corner, listening to the conversation between Van and Matt.
“Well, what happened was,” Van began, “Riley and some guys were ganging up on Gail.â?
“That’s it?â? Matt asked. He sounded oddly disoriented.
“Yeah, that’s it. Why do you care anyway? I thought you were done with her.â?
“I’m not sure anymore, man. But in the locker room it sounded like you liked her. Do you like her or not?â?
Van bit his lip and hesitated for a long moment. “It’s not like that.â? he finally said. “She was … in shit with Riley.â?
“What makes you think she wanted you to help her?!â? Matt suddenly snapped, his eyes furious.
“Man. You’re in deep. Riley and the guys were holding her down on the damn wall, I had to do something. Shit! Calm down, if you still like her …â?
I rubbed my head in distress. This was getting out of hand. Then again, I was always best at eavesdropping. That’s how I found out about my dad’s job. But still, Van liking me?