Chapter 98:

XCVIII | Some Confession

Something's Not Right

You knew Tammie before.
Who is she, Fiona?

The doctor's voice is soft,

Like an angel's.

But the way she says

is threatening.

She knows.
She doesn't need to ask.

What answer
does she want me to give?

She tilts her head.
Smiles wider.

Turns back to her keyboard

and continues to type.

The sterile office
is filled with the clicking

of keys.

She's my best friend,
I whisper.

The typing stops for a moment.

Because she's
holding down

the backspace button.

She nods at me
and continues typing.

We met in secondary school.
She was my only friend.

I watch the doctor's face.

We had lots together.
The only time I've had fun.

She's facing me again.

Her eyes

her hands

on the table in front of her.

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