“Just be careful, Cass.” He paused, a slight chuckle vibrating the phone against her ear. “Next time you disappear, I won’t worry, I’ll just assume all is good in Hotsexlandia.”
“Really, J.D.? Hotsexlandia? You graduated top of your class from Harvard Law, yet you say things like that?
His chuckle gave way to a full laugh. “Harvard Law does not a comedian make.” He took a breath, his tone much more somber when he went on to reiterate his earlier caution, “Just be careful, Cass.”
“I will,” she promised. “You don’t have to worry about me.”
“Somehow, I don’t believe you.”