Better Left Unsaid
“Axel. Hello, Earth to Axel.” Olivia waved her hand in front of Axel’s face and snapped her fingers.
“Wha… what?” Axel asked, turning to look at his sister.
“I said, are you ready? It’s not too late to back out.”
“Sure. Just going through our plans again.”
Olivia smiled. This was the usual practice for Axel. He’d become so focused he’d mentally check out. “Any questions?”
“No, well, yes.” He swallowed. “What if she says no?”
“How do you know?”
“She loves you and wants to get married. Relax, will you?”
He nodded, then said, “Does she, really?”