...llip;” began Frank but was quickly cut off,
“I’ve had enough to hear! You all should be ashamed for even thinking those thoughts!”
“Please, Lily. We have no definitive proof they are dating. They are just really good friends who grew to appreciate one another. It’s a special bond, really,” Max uttered, smiling coherently.
“I supposed,” Lily said finally, calming down a bit.
“Well, then. To Ben and Gwen’s special and ambiguous relationship!” exclaimed Ken, raising his orange juice pack to the air.
“Ken!” shouted all four in unison.
“So, uh, why are you back exactly?” inquired Ben, taking another bit of his burger.
“Well, my family got sick of me nagging them to let me see you again—” Ben blushed hard at the statement, matched by Gwen’s own famous smirk, “so they decided I should at least get to spend the entire summer here…with you.”
“Oh, so it’s only for one summer..,” Ben said, looking downcast, his face lowered a bit as he focused on the patch of space in front of him.
“Yeah, well, at least you got more than you bargained for in the last two days we’ve spent...