Thunderstorm

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Chapter 15

Jake took a minute to process what Sara just told him.

"W-what? You're- pregnant?"

Sara nodded. "Please don't freak out."

But he was freaking out. Sara was going to have his child. They were going to be parents. They had only known each other for a few months, this wasn't supposed to happen yet....

"I'm sorry." Sara said after he was silent for.... a while.

"Don't be. You shouldn't feel sorry for this. This is the.... happiest moment of our lives." Jake responded.

"Are you okay?" she asked.

"I'm fine." he lied. He didn't really lie, he was fine, just.... caught off guard, that was all.

"Are you sure?"

"Yes. Of course. You're having our child, Sara. I couldn't be happier."

"The timing definitely isn't right, though. With everything going on with Jennifer-"

"I know."

"Emily already didn't approve our relationship, and now.... I don't know how she's going to react."

"I'll talk to her, Sara. Besides, I'm pretty sure she already knows."

"Why didn't I see that coming? She has an IQ over 170, of course she knows."

"And we don't have to worry about her now, okay? All that matters is that you're having our child."

Jake held Sara in his arms as he continued contemplating the effect this would have on their lives.

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