Was there a question somewhere?
Janice could hardly believe what she was hearing.
“So basically what it all boils down to is this rather important question. Its not necessarily life threatening, but if you say no I’ll probably be devastated, but now don’t say yes because you feel bad for me. I’ll make it either way.”
He stopped and looked at her as if waiting for an answer.
“Um, was there a question in there?” Janice asked, surprised that she was still able to speak.
“Oh! I was rambling so much I didn’t really ask huh?”
“No, you didn’t.”
Another pause. She looked at him expectantly. He looked kind of crazy.
“Oh right,” he took a deep breath, “Janice, I would be the luckiest guy in the entire universe if you would agree.”
He stopped yet again.
“Agreed to what?” The voice inside her head was growing impatient.
Why won’t he just ask already? This is getting kind of annoying. I don’t care how perfect he is, this waiting is insane.
Another deep breath. Janice hoped this would be the last one. “Agree to be my girlfriend.”