Oh, yes, I remembered Kate, that little...I barely restrained from cursing, instead choosing to put my head in my hands and groan. "Do you really think she'd be that jealous, though? That seems a little extreme. I don't think even Kate would resort to something like that." What a poor loser!

Leonardo sighed and responded in an exasperated tone. "I wouldn't put it past her. She's a forward type of person."

I looked up to see him bite his lip. "We can probably talk to the people who run the program, though, right? Surely, they won't take her claim seriously."

"They're having me move to a hotel. That sounds serious."

"Will they find somewhere else for you to stay? I've heard of that happening. What if they move you to a different state?" And I was just getting to know him, too! I tipped my head back against the wall and closed my eyes.

"I doubt they'd make me move to a different state," Leonardo said, voice reassuring. "It's the program here I got accepted to. I don't think they'd transfer me to a different place altogether."

I wasn't so sure, but I smiled as confidently as I could. I was done with pretending I didn't care about Leonardo; if I tried to tell myself I didn't care if he moved somewhere else, I'd just be lying. I opened my eyes again and leaned forward, meeting Leonardo's gaze and trying not to voice what I really thought of Kate.

"I have to go pack," Leonardo said, and my heart dropped again.

"Yeah, that's a good idea. Do you need any help?" I glanced at the clock. Why had they called so late? Kate had probably been desperate. None of this made any sense. "So...are we still on for our date tomorrow, though?"

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