… “You never answered my question Charles” she said, taking a step back so she could read his expression. She was terribly curious as it had taken her months to finally muster up courage to ask this simple question. Charles blinked seemingly confused and she wasn’t sure if he was actually confused or just pretending that he hadn’t heard the question, so she decided to repeat it.
“What am I to you Charles?” She asked, her voice breaking a little. With each passing moment of silence, she was dying inside, and she held herself back from using her fingers to block her ears so she wouldn’t hear his answer.