Brian leaves before I can reply, I am still smiling as I start towards Asher and his silently fuming brother. The school bus is a few metres from them, someone shouts Asher’s names and he gives him a thumbs up. My smile falters when I am a few metres from them. I direct my gaze to Asher.
“Tessa,” Asher cries out, tackling me in a hug that almost causes both of us to fall. He beams. “You came