He picked me up and answered lazily, but after a few words from the other end, I could feel his facial muscles harden with worry. He barked a quick,
and slammed me back on to my cradle.
He was resting peacefully on me until the phone rang. After a few seconds, his back stiffened, and his legs slammed down my ottoman as he sat up straight.
“Mmhm. Yes. Thank you.”
and he jumped up and shoved his shoes on as he hopped out the door.
I barely had time to wake up before I was forced onto the road again.
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