Peter laughed. “I wasn’t trying to sneak up on you. It’s just hard to hear anything with the waterfall so close by.”
Faith lowered her gaze and stared at her muddy sneakers. Now that she was listening for it, she could hear the rush of running water. Her mind felt strangely adrift as she only half listened to what Alex and Peter were saying to one another. What had he been about to say to her? And why did she feel so disappointed and annoyed that Peter had interrupted them?
“I was jus trying to help Faith get a bug out of her hair,” Alex said to Peter as he concluded his explanation about why the two of them had been so close to one another while they were all alone in the middle of the woods. “Isn’t that right, Faith?”
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