08-17-2013, 12:07 AM
Ryan noticed them as well, but didn't want to say anything. He was somewhat worried that if other people noticed Torie and Ella both bruised up they would assume it was him, but decided that it didn't matter what others thought. Neither girl would accuse him, no matter how much Ella hated him, she wouldn't do that.
The walked to school and to the football field. Again, Ryan intended to pass the ball around with some friends, but this time he asked Torie, "Can I go play, or would you rather I stay close to you?"
This time Ella was conversing with both Doug and Quinton.