ʺNot yet,ʺ I said.
He scoffed, shook his head, and opened the door. Just before leaving, he gave me one more backward glance. ʺThe contractʹs null
and void, by the way.ʺ I felt like Iʹd been slapped in the face. And in one of those rare moments, Rose Hathaway was rendered speechless. I had no witty
quips, no elaborate explanations, and no profound insight.
Adrian left, and I wondered if Iʹd ever see him again.