“Mhmm.” I blushed, turning away.
Why was I so nervous around this guy? I hardly knew him; the only thing that I did know about him was that he was kind of cute.
Usually, it took me a while to like somebody, really like somebody, not just a couple of minutes… but on my first day? It was so odd. I didn’t like him, and I wouldn’t like him.
End of that.
Going back to my drawing, I saw Parker doing the same.
I averted my eyes back to my paper, catching a glance of Parker’s work on the way.
Though he didn’t have much done, I noticed something that I’d seen before. Leaning in closer, I ignored Parker’s questioning gaze.
“What is it? What’s wrong?” He stopped shading, staring at me.
“It’s… he…” I looked up at his eyes, and he looked back, still concerned. “Nothing… it’s just really good.”
“Thanks.” He went back to the drawing, laughing a little.
The picture, even in the first stages of the sketch, was already recognizeable to me. It was the man from my nightmares.