I pause a second. He doesn't look at me the way Will, Christina, and Al sometimes do - like I am too small and too weak to be of any use, and they pity me for it.
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He moves his thumb in a slow circle over the back of my hand. It is meant to comfort me, but it frustrates me instead. I need to talk to him. I need to look at him.
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I am fed up. I am fed up with tears and weakness. But there isn't much i can do to stop them.
You chose us. Now we have to choose you.
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