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Abby leaned back in her chair and rubbed her temples, waiting for a response. And though she was sure gremlins were inside her skull pulling her brain apart, she couldn't help the grin.
Bill had finally opened up to her. Usually, she felt like a little kid with her nose pressed against the glass with him on the other side, an invisible barrier keeping them from getting close. Brooke liked to think the only barrier was his dick attitude, but Abby knew there was more to him than a smart-ass mouth and get-the-fuck-away persona. When he recounted his first time in the Other World it was as though part of that window had cracked, letting her see into his soul for the first time.
And damn, what a scary thing to see.