The young woman nearly jumped out of her chair, her long reddish hair falling over her face as she looked up. The smiling face of her boss, Steve, greeted her. She hurriedly pushed her hair out of her face as she stammered out a reply. Erm, um, hi Steve. I was just getting ready to...
..to go, yes. He finished the sentence as she blushed, then nodded. Right. My shift is up and...and I was going to head off, yes. He patted her gently upon the shoulder, stepping away to allow her to get up. Of course. I'll see you during the lab tomorrow. Take it easy. His warm smile sent chills down her back as she waved him away, getting up only to close the door behind him. She slid back into her chair, swallowing as she returned to her keyboard.
Does he know?
She checked her documents one last time, making sure she had everything she needed. She glanced back and forth nervously as she stuffed them into her brief