The Price of Entanglement - Chapter 5, pt. 4

Meet up after work? We need to catch up.

Less than a minute after sending the message, a response appeared on her phone.

Sure thing.

A few seconds later,

Been meaning to invite you anyway.

She blinked and smiled. Odd, she thought; Q-ball never hesitated like that. Something must be up.

She finished up the remainder of the day with regular work to get her head out of the scientific findings she’d been pouring into her brain; it’d come close to giving her a headache. She was as interested in learning as the next girl, more so than most people, she’d bet, but why couldn’t science ever be written plain?