“Are you alright?” Nigel touched her elbow carefully.
“Yeah, I’m only gonna sleep for a... ” She smiled and closed her eyes.
“Charlie, Charlotte...” Oh what a nice attentive voice. “Let me drive you home.”
“Aha.” She lifted her head and nodded. Nigel payed the bartender and stood up, offering Charlie his hand. She slipped off her stool and grabbed his elbow. She would’ve probably fell if she didn’t. But look how cool they looked together! Passing by Erin and Lisa’s table, Charlotte swept the notes into her pocket and said proudly, “I’m going home.”
Nigel preferred to ignore her actions, let alone that he had to worry about her falling over something. She took her coat and grabbed his hand again to follow him towards the exit.
“Where do you live?” Nigel asked as soon as Charlie set herself on the front seat.
“Oh, are we going to my place?” She turned to him and blinked dazedly.
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“Well, I guess, I’m driving you home.” He glanced at her doubtfully. Charlotte set back and closed her eyes.
“My place is a mess...”
“I’m only driving you there.”
“A-ah.” She told him the address and began to fall asleep. He was driving so smoothly. Only... why did the road take so long? They should’ve picked a bar in their district. It was all Erin’s fault - she was the one that suggested this place. No wonder - it was close to her! The rest of them live near the university. That’s the reason why she misses the lectures all the time! Oh, she’s so-o about to fail exams... wait. Where was Charlie?
She opened her eyes and nearly jumped out of shock. She was in a car with a stranger! She was in a car with no music? Hell, no! Charlie pressed the button and clapped the panel happily.
“We don’t have too much time here laah la-la-laaa laaa” She nodded and waved her arms trying to sing along. It was so-o much fun! “We’re not too far so-omething la-la Why don’t you teach your heart...” Oh! There was her house!
“We are here!” Charlie could barely wait for her new