In The Hollow Of His Hand
“Okay, I am sorry. I meant it as a joke.” He apologized.
“Alright then.” I replied and told him about Dianne.
“That’s good to know. I look forward to seeing her someday.” He said.
“Yeah right. So my turn… do you have any close friend?” I asked.
“Uhmmm… well, it is a two-in-one thing.” He responded.
“Please elucidate; how do you mean?” I asked.
“The grammarian” he teased.
“Stop it. I am listening.” I replied.
“Okay, she’s my best friend and my girlfriend.” He said.
“What is it?” He asked.
“Nothing. How did you two meet? I need the full details.” I said in excitement.
He burst into a long and hard laugh.
“What is it?” I asked, wondering what was funny.
“The CIA. You have not changed. I expected College to be rubbing off on you.” He answered.
“Don’t change the discussion. Besides, college has been enhancing my innate skill.” I replied.
“Okay… how we met… well, we met during one of the general lectures. Due to Dad’s transfer, I had to transfer to the nearest college to home as well. It wasn’t easy adjusting to a new environment. I was falling behind academically. I had missed some classes and couldn’t comprehend what the lecturer spoke on my first day at school. There was this pretty lady who sat beside me…”
In the Hollow of His Hand continues…