Ben sat up, puzzling over his dream. This time, the cable box said it was two in the morning. Ben had slept for only two hours. But now, his thoughts were racing so quickly he doubted he’d ever go back to sleep.
Someone I like….Gwen’s just my cousin, and I don’t hang out with any other girls, Ben searched his mind frantically, but the only females he spent time with were all related to him. Except for Julie, of course, but she wasn’t the answer either.
“What’s wrong?” Kevin had come back into the living room, on his way to the kitchen for a midnight snack. But Ben’s whimpering had temporarily side tracked him. “You keep making a funny noise…
“I’m thinking,” Ben explained.
“Ah. So that’s the sound of your brain trying not to explode,” Kevin joked. Ben glared.