The End. Those two wonderful words ending the movie were what Pete had waited two hours for. Janet startled and jumped into his arms so often he knew there was more fun to come. All he had to do was play it cool when they left the theater.
Simple. Or so he thought.
Then she said the one thing that tore through his ego with little regard for his feelings or hope to end the night on a high note.
As the theater lights came on, she looked at him and smiled. “That was great! You’re such a wonderful friend.”