Vermont had been out grocery shopping, because she realized that she and her boyfriend Alaska were out of milk, sugar, and other such necessities. she had the handles of the bags she were carrying hanging on her arms and she reached with one hand in her pocket and fished out her keys. Their jingling resounded through the still afternoon. she opened the door and realized that Alaska had been waiting for her. He was her boyfriend; and she loved him dearly- but she were also afraid of him.
"Hello" Alaska said to her, in an eerily calm voice. she walked into the kitchen and placed her grocery bags on the counter. It was then that she noticed the evidence of his recent drinking.
"H-hello Alaska" she murmured, happy to see him again.
she had been holding her head down and only now did she dare glance up to look at his face. Where anger resided.
"You were out for quite a while." He paused as he looked at her. "Why was that?"
she could feel her heart quicken and adrenalin start to pump through