Twenty-three phone calls.
I know the answer.
You were with her.
That girl from work. The one you can’t stand.
That girl you are in love with.
I followed you yesterday. You went to OUR favorite restaurant. You were
looking at her like a lovesick puppy.
I knock on the door.
I want the truth. Or a lie that sounds like the truth. She opens.
I tell her I am his girlfriend.
She tells me she is his sister.
He forgot his cell phone at the restaurant and he went to pick it up.
He will be back shortly.