The Hero Wakes
Molly quickly turned around before finishing her prayer.
The voice belonged to Sean. When he had first woken up, he saw a girl standing in front of the window who was talking by herself. Then he realized that she was talking about him. At first he was not quite sure who she was with her back to him. Since she was wearing a white robe, he thought that she was a nurse. But her voice sounded familiar. It was a voice that he had heard somewhere before. And it was not in the hospital. Then her calling him a friend reminded him of who it was. He knew it was the girl who had invited him to dinner the evening before. But he didn't quite know who she was talking to, so he asked.
"Oh! I didn't know you were awake," said Molly, glad that Sean was awake but a little embarrassed about the prayer. "I was just praying."
"Oh! Praying! I thought you were talking to yourself," replied Sean. "Were you praying for me?" asked Sean, even though he already knew that she was.
"Yes, I was!" admitted Molly. "I was praying that next time when I take you out to dinner, there'll be nobody that needs you to save!" said Molly playfully.
Sean chuckled and said, "You made it sound like I'm Superman!"
"Maybe you are!" said Molly jokingly. "Seriously, I think you were so brave to jump in front of the train to save someone. That was a very selfless act. I don't know if I could have done that if I were you."
"I'm glad I was there at just the right time," answered Sean, a little embarrassed by the compliment. "I don't know if I'll be able to do it one more time if it happens again."
下期续 to be continued.
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