From the author: We're getting close to the climax and I'm very excited. Also I remembered to bring Armwood back into it. :D It's going to be fun revising this when it's all done. Thanks for putting up with me!
Thursday was the last day of the month, so Myrtle picked up her first paycheck from Burger King.
It was about the same as the price of the evening gown she wanted, which would be great if she weren't behind on rent and utilities.
"Money sucks," she said, going over the numbers yet again on the coffee table. There was no way she could get that dress, and she'd already told Ian to expect blue! Teenagers cared about those things. If he ran out and bought a corsage and she showed up in her red...