Talia stared at the pink hearts littering the floor. Her own skipped in her chest. She followed the trail through the school.
What would she say to him? Maybe she’d say nothing and just act.
At the gym, she halted. She took a moment to calm. Ready, she threw the doors open and walked in.
Erik Anderson stood with Sally Crawford. The shock was written across their faces. Her fingers curled into a fist and she decked Erik. She turned to Sally. “You two deserve each other. Happy Valentine’s Day.”