Weekend Writing Warriors/#8Sunday
Excerpt from “Into The Night”.
“Dude,” I say, barely awake and far too cranky, “I’m exhausted, please just go to the gym by yourself.”
“Why are you so exhausted?” he asks.
“I’ve been up for the past twenty-four hours doing this goddamn project and studying for that test I just took, and all I want to do right now is go up to our dorm and nap!”
“Calm down,” he says, and all I want to do right then is punch him square in the jaw.
“Just come to the gym with me,” he continues his begging, “we’ll get our swolle time in, you’ll shower, we’ll eat, and then you’ll have the greatest nap you’ve ever had… whaddya say?”
I roll my eyes and look over at the elevators, where an athletic, ponytailed, blonde haired girl in a sports bra and yoga pants is waiting for one to arrive. She looks over at me with her brown eyes and gives me a shy smile.
“Fine,” I say, “let’s go to the gym.”