Disclaimer: Characters are the property of Ann M Martin.
Notes: the why-Kristy-won't-wear-a-bikini-thing was mentioned in Babysitters at Shadow Lake.

"Do you remember when you were thirteen? Kristy?"

"What about being thirteen, exactly? A lot happened that year."

"Remember when you told me why you wouldn't wear a bikini?"

"Oh, yeah. Because I was too flat –"

"No you weren't."

" – and I figured that by the time I actually got breasts, I'd be too old to be able to wear a bikini without it being creepy because I'd be all saggy and wrinkly."

"You had breasts."

"I did not."

"Did too."


"We sound like kids."

"Yeah. I know."

"But, anyway, look at you now."

"In a bikini. I'm so ashamed."

"You look cute in it, though."

"You have to say that. You're my girlfriend."

"True, but it doesn't change the fact that you look hot in a bikini."

"I thought it was 'cute'."

"Don't be pedantic. I upgraded you to hot because of that pout on your face."

"I'm not pouting."

"You were. It was very sexy."

"You're incorrigible."

"Ooh, big word."

"Look who's talking, Miss 'Pedantic'."

"You still look hot in that bikini."

"Oh, shut up, Dawn."

"Make me."

"I will…"