Explanations: Chapter 2
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"Uh… actually, it's-"
"She's pregnant, Cath!" Nick interrupted her.
Catherine froze. "Wait, what? Sara's pregnant?" The strawberry-blonde raised an eyebrow, as she watched the pair. Sara frowned, and gave Nick a "what-the-hell-do-you-think-you're-doing" look. He pretended not to have seen it, and replied Catherine, "Yeah. It's true."
Catherine's jaw dropped, as she stared at Sara.
"What? Really?" she asked, her eyes widening.
"Yeah, really," Nick replied for Sara, before she could react.
"Uh, give us a moment, Cath?" Sara said suddenly, and then proceeded to grab Nick by the arm, hauling him out of the room, while Catherine looked on, slightly puzzled.
Safely out of earshot of anyone, Sara said as crossed her arms across her chest, "What was that? You know that's not true at all. Did you haveto tell Catherine?"
"Aw, c'mon, Sara," Nick defended himself, grinning. "It's just a prank!"
Sara frowned, not very much convinced.
"Look - we can have lots of fun with this!" he said. "It's harmless, I swear! So? Are you with me?"
"We would need to do a lot of explaining, Nick," Sara stated. "Uh... You sure?"
Nick nodded confidently. "Absolutely," he replied, giving her a little wink. "Trust me."
It was Nick's turn to haul Sara back into the break room.
"Well?" Catherine asked as she turned around, a cup of coffee in her hand now. "Okay, so we've talked it out, Cath," Nick said, putting down the can of beer that was in his hand. "I think we should tell you. C'mon, sit down." Catherine raised her eyebrows, and proceeded to sit down on one of the chairs. Nick and Sara took their seats opposite hers.
Nick took a deep breath. "Well, Sara is pregnant, as you know," he said, grinning widely now, Catherine mimicking him, while Sara forced herself not to laugh out loud. "Yeah, I do know that," Catherine replied. "And? Who's the father?" she asked, turning to Sara.
"Well," Sara started uncomfortably, and she felt so embarrassed.
"She's really uncomfortable saying it, so I'll say it for her," Nick piped up suddenly. Sara shot him a 'you'd-better-watch-what-you're-saying' look, while Catherine wasn't noticing.
"Well, I am the father."
He said it. Catherine's eyes, if possible, grew even wider, as she stared at the pair sitting right in front of her.
Nick and Sara turned around at hearing the fourth voice.
"Uh, hey, Greg," Sara greeted awkwardly, as Greg stood in the doorway.
"What? You're pregnant?" he exclaimed, looking somewhat devastated.
"It was a one-night stand," Sara said, swapping glances with Nick, as he shot a smirk back at her.
"Really?" Catherine exclaimed, as Greg immediately sat down next to her.
"Yeah. We were kinda drunk that day," Nick said.
Sara nodded. "It was totally an accident."
There was a moment of awkward silence.
"So… what plans have both of you got?" Catherine asked.
"Well, we're gonna keep the kid, obviously," Nick replied.
"Uh-huh," Sara agreed. "If it's a boy, we'll name him George."
Nick gave her an approving look, nodding his head. "And if it's a girl, we'll name her Georgia."
"And if it's really necessary, we can get married!"
"Yeah, there's a five-minute wedding chapel down the road."
"That doesn't sound bad at all...!"
Catherine and Greg continued to gawk at the duo. Greg cleared his throat.
"Then… what are both of you gonna do if Ecklie finds out…?"
I know it's damn short. Sorry 'bout that.