Caleb paused at the landing, pulled the blue and gold scarf off of the row of pegs, and took the remaining steps down two at a time. His boots made a heavy thud on the plank floor, though he was trying to be gentle.
“Heavens, boy, you’ll shake the house down.”
“I’m sorry, Gabby. It’s getting late. I guess I’m in too much of a hurry.”
“Well, I don’t know where you’re going, but given that you haven’t said a word to me and you’re practically flying out of here, I’m guessing that you’re headed up to see Erin.”
Caleb looked down at his large feet. “Yeah. I was thinking of it.”
The Sounding Line is a short story from the collection Tales from the Red Book of Tunes.
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