...entire body. He turned his head around—very slowly. His jaws dropped after realizing the voice belonged to…
“Ken! What a surprise! How’ve you been?” Ben asked, sounding nonchalant.
“Yeah, let’s skip with the pleasantries, Ben.” Ken smirked, folding his arms. “Now, who are we talking about here that was planning to take your girl? And who is this girl exactly, hmm?”
“Well, uh, it’s...”
“Julie!” Gwen suddenly added in, “A guy named, uh, Buddy, is, uh, flirting with Ben’s girlfriend and Ben plans to teach him a lesson!”
“Oh? But didn’t Ben and Julie break up months ago?” Ken shot back, his smirk getting bigger.
“Why do you say that?” Gwen asked, looking more nervous.
“Because, just a couple of weeks ago, you were dancing all over the house, happily singing ‘Ben broke up with Julie. Ben broke up with Julie. Yes, he did. Yes, he did,’” Ken said, imitating Gwen the best he can.
Ben and Gwen winced.
“So I suppose you’re gonna tell me you two got back together?” Ken said, looking at Ben with a smile rather than an expected frown.
“I, uh…” Ben stammered.
“You know, if you two are dating but want to keep it quite, you’re both doing an awful job at it,” Ken mocked, that smile not diminishing on his face.