Today’s Friday Firstliner comes from Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Oshikazu Kawaguchi (Wait, let me check and see I put all the letters in!)
” ‘Oh gosh, is that the time? Sorry, I have to go.’ the man mumbled evasively, as he stood up and reached for his bag.”
Evidently this is the beginning of a lover’s quarrel. Hmmmm, looks like I’ll have to start this library book today to find out.