“ That’s it. And suddenly, I can breathe again. Not because she finally replied, but because last night, I didn’t chase her.
No, last night, I did what I should have done a long time ago.
I... let her go.
I’m not sure if that’s the reason I see Kate differently right now, or if it’s all the junk finally making its way out of her bloodstream that makes her seem brighter. She’s not as pale; her skin even looks like it’s taking on a healthy glow.
I’m counting down the hours. Ticking them off in my head. Tammy said the longer she’s been under, the higher the risk of complications. She’d said more, but the word complications flashed red in my mind.
Forty-eight hours is the hoped-for time frame according to Tammy, and we’d just passed hour twenty-one. Time couldn’t move any slower.
“Anytime, Katie,” I murmur against her hand that’s been in mine since before the sun came up.MoreLessShow More Show Less