(Re)learning How to Fly, One Day at a Time: Day Nine Part ThreeMature


We took the elevator in Addie's apartment building up to her floor, and walked down the hallway hand in hand, to my slight dismay.  She was our best friend and I didn't want her to feel like a third wheel, but Adam kept a firm grip on my hand, that was really hard to object to. 

Adam beat me to knocking, and almost as soon as he had removed his fist from the door, Addison had opened it.

"Hi you guys! I had a feeling you were coming... OHMYGOSH!!! I KNEW IT!!!!!" She started out speaking, but yelled gleefully when she saw our hands. 

"Okay, when did you become pyschic, Addie?"  I teased. 

"You-- and--and-- I KNEW IT!!!!!!" She said incoherently.

"Don't forget to breathe, Addison.  It's kinda vital to living."

She sat down and started breathing deeply again, but her eyes were glued open wide, not blinking for extreme amounts of time.

"Addie, you okay?"

She sat there and stared for about a minute longer, and then started cracking up. 

"Gotcha!"  She gasped between bouts of giggles. 

I scowled at her, especially when Adam sat down next to me and suddenly yanked me into his lap. 

"So, Addie, it looks like you're feeling better.... Good enough to go out with Theodore, I assume."  Adam said, a slightly teasing tone to his voice.  

Addison blushed a little, and twisted a strand of hair around her finger.

"What gave it away?" 

"You're out of bed, dressed, and the way you pounced on the door made it obvious that you were waiting on somebody, and I just assumed it was Theo." 

"Yeah.... Teddy's taking me to a movie."  She paused for a minute, and then appraised me.  "You two look a little dressed up, too.  Don't tell me you guys are going on a date?!"  She said in mock shock. 

"We are...  We're going to a movie too..."  I said, trailing off and turning to look at Adam.  He grinned sheepishly.

"We just got set up, didn't we?"  I asked Addison, and she nodded.

"Seriously, Adam?!  A double date?!"

"Yeah, I thought it would be fun..."

"You sneaky little ass."  I said, but smiled affectionately at him.

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