Chapter 6- My Secret Ed
The return to his previous standing with Marie wasn’t as immediate as Edd had hoped, but the gesture had re-opened her door and she let him in. “Pretty smooth with the fire crackers,” she had commented.
“I had some inspiration,” he said, rubbing his neck.
It took a couple of weeks until Edd felt like they were back on solid ground and where they had been before. Marie continued acting coy and flirtatious in public. Yet in private, well, the thoughts of her more intimate and personal demeanor always made his cheeks burn and blush.
Still, Marie had been the first to invite him in when this all started. And while he had accepted and they had grown close, there was a nagging sensation that he hadn’t quite met her level of commitment, that she had bared more of herself to him than he had to her.
One last grand gesture formulated in his mind to resolve this itch. Perhaps too grand, as the thought alone made him more anxious a