Forward Planning

'If you're cheating on her again-'

Tony cut off the lecture Sid was about to give by thrusting a pen into his outstretched hand and tapping the blank paper in front of him. 'Do some work for once you lazy fucker,' he said.

Beside them, Maxxie watched between splayed fingers, the pencil in his hand, tapping out a rhythm against the desk, almost anxiously. When Tony glanced his way, he swallowed and quickly turned away, concentrating on their teacher instead.

By the time he looked back to his work, he found a note scribbled in the corner.

Same time tomorrow?