“What? Maya— “he sputtered, jumping up to face her.
“Hear me out first!” She implored, holding up her hands. “Riley and I talked last night. All she sees is what everyone else did – us bickering and flirting and whatever. I couldn’t convince her that you were interested in her from that first day on the subway, not me.”
“You pushed her.”
Lucas tried to stick to the plan. He really did. But then Sunday came, and all of a sudden everything was ass backwards because he heard from Farkle that Riley had accepted a date with Charlie Gardner, which meant that all plans were off.
Both girls avoided his texts, and the bay window was firmly shut and curtains drawn when he stopped by.