She turned to face him. ‘This ache that’s always there.’ She held his hand to her heart. Tears slipping unapologetically.
His own heart leapt. His stomach flipped over like a stodgy pancake. ‘I know, Mia…I know.’ He held on tight to her arms as she tried to move away. ‘My parents…I lost them…when I was 16, they were killed in a car accident.’
‘Oh god, I’m sorry Luke.’
‘What’s worse is that…it was all my fault.’ Luke slumped down on the sand.
Mia listened as he went on to explain that they were on their way to collect him when it had happened.
‘I’d been my normal rebellious self, took myself off t...
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