In The Hollow Of His Hand

In the Hollow of His Hand
In The Hollow Of His Hand
Episode 40

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“Depends on?” He asked.

“… on what you want to know about me.” I replied.

“Tell me what you want me to know about you then.” He said.

I could see frustration in his eyes. I wasn’t ready to give in either.

“Okay, I am Charis; an only child. I was born on the 23rd of January. I am studying Geography. I am both an introvert and an extrovert; it all depends on who I am with. With time, you would get to know me better.” I summarized.

“That’s nice.” Jake said.

“Yeah, yeah. Your turn; tell me about you.” I said.

There was no way I would give him that much information without asking.

“Okay. I am Jake; short for Jacob. Dianne is my only sibling. I was born on the 23rd of February. I work. I am an introvert.” Jake summarized.

“What year?” I asked.

“Year as in? The year I began to work or what?” He asked.

“Your year of birth.” I answered.

“Uhmmm…” He said and whispered the year into my ear.

“Oh” I said. Perfect age difference.

“Yours?” He asked.

“Who? Me?” I asked.

“Of course you.” He answered.

“Have you forgotten the rule that you don’t ask a lady her age?” I asked.

“Now that’s cheating. Who coined that? You have to tell me yours’ cos I told you mine.” He answered all defensive.

“Okay, which do you want; the real year, or the others?” I asked.

“The real…” He answered.

“Okay…” I said and whispered the year into his ear.

“It is time for dinner” Dianne interrupted.

In the Hollow of His Hand continues…

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