"I never said that! Why would I even promise you such a thing? And if I did, did you actually believe me?" I cross my fingers on one hand. "Come on, don't make me kick you again."
"Hmm...no...maybe..." I spot a corner house with most of the lights off and no car in the driveway. Going over to it, I check the recycle bin, then point to it. "Yup, this one is their house," I mutter, seeing the empty booze bottles that she at least had the decency to recycle.
((Donnie's magical powers of observation! xD ))
"That will be the doorbell," I mutter drowsily, my head on the table. It's quiet, but it's going to ring in a second.
I look up curiously, sneakily cutting myself another slice of cheesecake as if I'll get in trouble for having seconds.
"Knowledge itself is power."
-Sir Francis Bacon