By the time we finished discussing advantageous areas about campus,
we concluded that together we could afford more than twice the apartment
for the same amount, if we both lived there. Set about to find a
place we could share.
As I said, this worked for several months pretty well. We even started
to go together to parties, and sometimes hit the bars in each other’s
company. We had one of those tacit little agreements college roomies
make about bringing someone home, who would sleep where and when.
Somehow it hadn’t yet happened though.
One day, everything changed. We’d been in studying for too long. The
evening shadows had stretched into continuous darkness and we had