Jude sat opposite the phone. It was staring at him from where he sat, tempting him. For the past hour Jude had been deciding whether or not he should call Robert. He missed him. He really did. Unable to control himself, he lunged at the phone and had dialed Robert’s number, he held his breath, shocked at his actions. The phone was ringing and Jude was unsure if he should hang up, or stay on the line. Yet, before Jude could contemplate upon such decisions any longer, he heard Robert answer at the other end.
“Hello?” Robert asked the phone. Choking, Jude said nothing for a few moments, unable to string together a sentence.
“Jude? Are you alright?” There it was. That all American accent that Jude had longed to hear for so painfully long. Exhaling a sigh, Jude replied.
“Yes, I am thank you. I certainly hope that you are also my friend… I was simply wondering what you were up to.” Not a complete lie.
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