Josh flinched at the sound of Calvin’s deep bark as it ripped him from his deep sleep. He cursed when he saw how late it was. There was a loud knock at the front door and Josh groaned in frustration. He dragged his feet across the loft as Calvin trotted ahead of him, his nails clipping the wood floor. Josh opened the door and didn’t even know how to react to who he saw standing there.
“Hey,” Madison said quietly.
He rubbed his eye, still very disoriented. “Madison?”
She nodded and looked down.
“What’re you doing here?” he asked groggily.
“I, uh…couldn’t sleep. Can I come in?”
He let her in and tried hard to focus. “What’s going on?”
She sat down on his couch as if she lived there and Calvin joined her, moving around on the cushions clumsily before settling next to her. “I’m sorry,” she said, seeing how tired and confused Josh was. “I didn’t mean to disturb you,