The box office event
She had been waiting for the show for weeks. It set a box office record wherever it performed. She had told him and he had excitedly agreed to go. After all, he couldn’t refuse something that got her so happy that she couldn’t stop blabbing while bouncing around happily.
A few days earlier, she awoke by a nightmare. He consoled her, wrapping her in his arms until she fell back asleep.
But then, a peculiar thing happened. Her fear had diffused into him. Unjustifiably and inexplicably.
It was when they were already seated that it happened. And it was life-changing.
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