The app told him that she had seen the message. He stared at the screen but nothing happened. He could see that she was online. Why wasn’t she replying?
Now he felt like an idiot. He should never have sent her the message in the first place. What would he say next time he saw her in work? Should he mention the message? Should he just pretend like he had never sent it?
He flicked the ‘phone off. A minute later he flicked it on again. Still no reply.
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