Moira didn’t want to get back to the party. The taste of marijuana still lingered in her mouth and her tongue felt swollen without moisture. She knew Carla and Braden would recognize her incapacity.
She took her time, looking up at the countless stars in the sky. Even though she would never tell anyone else, she imagined her parents were among the stars. Not really in heaven, but in space…floating through the galaxy the way she used to dream of as a child.
This is the beginning of Chapter Seven