The guy who’s been ogling her approaches.
‘You should get that looked at.’
Okay, not the line she expected.
‘Yeah, thanks. If I were worried, I’d talk to a doctor.’
She is worried, though. She came to the pool to get some exercise, but even swimming makes it hurt more.
‘You should be worried. And I am a doctor.’
‘It’s just a bruise.’
‘You’re awfully defensive about it.’
‘It’s not what you think.’
‘That’s what they all say. Let me take a look, at least. I’m Alex.’
Should he accept her conditions, knowing a doctor might come in handy.
I am not making this up: I had Gwen going to the pool before the Literary Lion provided the prompt. It’s part of the Saturday Serial, but I’d like to think it works as a standalone.
Should you be interested, you’ll find all previous instalments on the Serials page.