C97 Julian’s Confession
“I was too afraid of being dumped. Because of it, I made up the story,” Julian said in a choked voice. “Actually, Mom gave a necklace for both of us. But, I don't accept it."
The man who told the story began to wipe his wet face. His voice had been muffled by a suffocating gasp.
“I was annoyed that Mom put a necklace around Max's neck, while I was asked to keep it tight