Parts 1 & 2
Percy had had a smile on his face all day. It was hard to believe one chaste kiss could make him this happy. Nothing at work bothered him; he just kept thinking that he would be having dinner with Audrey. When he saw his father in the hallway, he didn’t speed up or duck into the loo or hide or ignore him. He looked him in the eye and said, “Hello, Father.”
“Hello, Percy,” Arthur responded with surprise.
Percy continued walking down the corridor. It wasn’t much, but it was a start. Percy would be sure to tell Audrey tonight.