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Re: New York, New York
« Reply #4935 on: March 15, 2019, 12:29:46 PM »

Autumn knocked on the door of Grayson’s apartment and then waited. Hopefully they wouldn’t be interrupting anything.



“You’re a smoker too?” Sophie asked, raising an eyebrow. “Funny, don’t strike me as the type. I had you pegged more as the bad boy version of ‘my body is my temple’. But then again, there is that streak of self-destruction that I’m so called to.”
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« Reply #4936 on: March 15, 2019, 12:37:15 PM »

Alexis looked up at the knock and took a second to try and make herself look like she hadn’t just been crying in a bathroom. Answering the door again honestly terrified her, unsure who would be behind it. But she had to be brave, so she walked over and opened it. “Oh,” she said, a little surprised that it had not been all she had worked it up to be in her head.
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Re: New York, New York
« Reply #4937 on: March 15, 2019, 12:45:56 PM »

"Hey, I do have a rebellious streak under my belt," Grayson told her with a wink. "So... do you have visitors that come by often?"

"Who is it?" Jenny asked, peering at the door from the kitchen. "Oh, Autumn, Andrew, hey!"
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Re: New York, New York
« Reply #4938 on: March 15, 2019, 12:51:57 PM »

“Hey guys,” Autumn said. “Sorry, I hope we aren’t interrupting. Grayson just asked if we could check in on Finn... we thought we might take him for a walk.”



The playfulness faded from Sophie, and she frowned. “No, not really. Only family I’ve got is my mother, and while she’s concerned about me, she also keeps me at arm’s length. Sees too much of dad in me. See, he killed himself, and when she realized that I inherited his issues, she kind of distanced herself, I think mostly out of grief and fear. She came and saw me I was first admitted but she hasn’t been back since. Don’t really have friends either, I’m kind of a loner.” It was weird admitting this. Generally she didn’t talk about it, but she felt like she could be open with him for some reason.
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« Reply #4939 on: March 15, 2019, 12:54:20 PM »

Alexis looked down at Finnegan, a little sad to have him leave the apartment. He had been comforting. “Of course, yeah,” she said quickly. “I’m sure he could use it. Is Grayson okay?”
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« Reply #4940 on: March 15, 2019, 02:59:45 PM »

Grayson reached out tentatively, as if to take her hand, but then decided against it. "That's horrible. I'm sorry," he said. "I guess its not much of a consolation, but when I get out of here I'll be sure to visit you every day, if you want."
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« Reply #4941 on: March 15, 2019, 03:07:38 PM »

“Yeah, he seems okay,” Autumn replied, immediately thinking of how he lit up when talking about that girl, Sophie. “I mean, he’s okay as someone can be in a psych ward, even if it is a more relaxed one.”



That brought a smile back to Sophie’s lips. “Every day?” She asked, genuine and teasing tones mixed. But then, she decided to drop the teasing side, feeling comfortable with being genuine on its own. “Yeah. I’d like the company. Speaking of that... I’m getting out in two days, I hear. How much longer for you?”
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« Reply #4942 on: March 15, 2019, 03:12:14 PM »

Alexis nodded, concerned. “I’m glad you guys were there for him. Did you want like, a cup of tea? Or, we have Thai food.”
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Re: New York, New York
« Reply #4943 on: March 15, 2019, 04:10:33 PM »

(omg. Autumn and Andrew's meals keep getting interrupted; how are they not starving at this point? :P)

Andrew smiled at the mention of food, "I mean, if there's enough for all of us...that would be wonderful. I am...pretty hungry right now," he admitted.
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« Reply #4944 on: March 16, 2019, 12:11:00 PM »

"You are? That's great," Grayson replied happily, deciding now was the time to take her hand. "I still have a few more days here, I believe."
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« Reply #4945 on: March 16, 2019, 12:14:39 PM »

“Come on in.” Alexis kind of regretted her offer, though she had effectively ruined any date atmosphere there was already. “We’ve got plenty.”
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« Reply #4946 on: March 16, 2019, 12:19:07 PM »

Andrew took one look at Alexis face and felt immediately foolish. He rubbed the back of his neck, "or...we can come by later when we drop Finn off," he said quickly.
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« Reply #4947 on: March 16, 2019, 12:21:51 PM »

Alexis felt bad: her emotions must have been so clear on her face. “No no no, please,” she said quickly. “I insist.”
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Re: New York, New York
« Reply #4948 on: March 16, 2019, 12:37:35 PM »

Autumn looked around. Was Alexis just being polite and were they interrupting a date? “If you’re sure,” she said.



Sophie looked down at their hands. A new development yes, but not unwelcome. She was sure she had already caught feelings for him. “I can come visit you every day,” she said, parodying his earlier statement. “But honestly, I think these nurses will have had enough of me. Still though... we should really fuck with them somehow before we get out, like a last hurrah.”
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« Reply #4949 on: March 16, 2019, 12:54:06 PM »

Alexis nodded, ushering them in. “Please,” She said again. “There’s more than enough.”
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