NaNoWriMo Novel: Ch. 3 Tired

Dinner seems to drag on. I feel as if I am glancing at the clock every three minutes.

“Hazel, hunny?â€? I hear my mom ask.

“Yeah?â€? I say glancing up, my fork paused in midair.

“Are you alright? You seem a little out of it tonight.â€? She says with a look of concern on her face.

“Yeah, I’m just… just tired is all.â€? I say, putting my fork back down. “May I be excused early?â€?

My mother nods. I feel slightly bad about leaving Edwin, but I figure he can handle it. Everyone is watching me as I stand. Edwin stands slightly when I do, which I assume is customary when your “ladyâ€? leaves the table but I could be wrong.

I take my dishes to the counter and then make my way upstairs. I need to clear my head, so I grabbed my favorite pjs and went to the bathroom. I turned on the shower and waited half a second before jumping into the scalding water. I let out a sigh of relief as the water caresses my body

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