(On the phone/through the wires/to the car)
She already knew her answer, and by the time his voice made it into the receiver, through the wires, and out the other side, she was ready to give it.
It was an easy decision, most of the time it felt like they were the only two people in a dead end town, other times it felt even lonelier. A trip to the city was in both of their futures.
(Bring along for the ride)
Windows. Down. Still. Sweating.
Does anything in this car still work? He divides his attention between the road and the million little minuscule things about her he finds irresistible and untouchable, while she connects the dots between stars from the passenger seat. Stars/Planets/Satellites…up ahead city lights.
(We are in the city)
That feeling as you get further and further from home like you might eventually float off the planet.
They drive straight into the teeth. Hard to know if it is excitement, nerves or both. Hard to know when to stop when you’ve never known where your going in the first place.
(DRIVE all night long)
It always seemed to him like the nights you want most to last forever are the ones that go by the very quickest, like tonight.). He wasn’t sure if they were friends, more, or just convenient. He just hoped that whatever it was, it wasn’t over. To him, this was a moment, this was a movie, this was something worth remembering. As for her, she rarely made these trips alone. She liked company.