Daily Prompt: Abide

“Look,” Alex said, dropping his bag on the floor. “I know I have to abide by your rules. Especially if I want to be a part of Mollie’s life. But you have to cut me some slack here.”

Marina involuntarily clenched her fists. “Slack? You want me to cut you some slack?”

Alex frowned, not sure how to dig himself out of the proverbial  hole that was threatening to swallow him. “Yes.” He stood up straighter, cognizant that he often made himself small in Marina’s presence. “I poured my heart and soul into this show. It has the potential to be something we can both be proud of, something worthy of Danny’s memory. But I need you.”

 

via Daily Prompt: Abide

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