Zest Lit Issue 2, October 2013 - Page 28

They then headed out the door themselves, en route to their friend’s wedding.

‘I’m sorry I made us late,’ Julia said as they drove off.

‘It’s okay,’ Jimmy said, offering her a reassuring smile. ‘It’s not the end of the world.’

He gave her a reassuring smile, before adding:

‘You look very beautiful.’

She didn’t respond . . . but he noticed that tears had formed in her eyes. That’s when he knew that somehow … someway they were going to be okay.