I think baby boomers’ tendency to get very mad at slow service goes hand in hand with their dislike of smart phones. Every situation I’ve been in where service is slow? I just whip out my phone and browse apps for the extra 30 seconds. It’s not a big deal. Meanwhile Landline Howard behind me in line who’s never held a smartphone in his life is bored with nothing to occupy his time so he yells at minimum wage workers instead.
“I’m sorry, I have to go. My boyfriend is waiting for me,” Kara mutters, choking back tears that threaten to fall again.
“B-boyfriend? Kara, I-,” Lena bit her tongue. She didn’t want to believe what she heard. She plastered a smile on her face at an attempt to hide the pain she felt in her chest. “Of course, I can’t keep holding you hostage,” she teased, quirking her eyebrow, “…though, I’d love for you to stay longer. I’m sure I can comfort you in ways that your boyfriend can’t.”
Kara lets out a small laugh as she begins to excuse herself out the office. Her laugh was so radiant, and, oh so contagious… Lena couldn’t help but chuckle to herself. “I’ll see you around, Lena.” “Until then, Kara Danvers,” she sultry replied.