A Few Hours Later.
They were done for the day and back at Camilla’s apartment. It was time to talk. Salim practiced his speech over and over, the entire drive back to the city and as much as he didn’t want to do this, he was finally ready to tell her.
He pulled her over to him and wrapped his arms around her.
Salim: [deep breath] Camilla … listen …
Camilla: I’m listening.
Salim: … You know how much I love you, right?
Camilla: [laughs] You tell me at least three times a day so I think I have a pretty good idea.
Salim: [nervous laugh] Yeah …
Salim: So you believe me when I say these last few months we been together have been the best months of my life, right?
Camilla: [smiles] I feel the same way, Salim.
Salim: [another deep breath] … I need to t-
A knock at the door interrupts him. She glances over at the clock.
Camilla: Oh, I forgot Jesminder was coming over tonight. [walks over to door] She gotta fill me in on all the drama with those crazy ladies in her mommy group.
She opens the door and lets Jesminder inside.
Jesminder: Girl! This week’s meet up was crazy! I can’t wait to tell you about it. [waves at Salim] Hey Salim, you joining us too?
Salim: [shakes head] No … I’m heading out in a minute. I’ll catch up with you next time.