Afterthoughts ~ Get Back
Written by Isa
Set after "Get Back" - Kirsten more or less tells her mother about her reconciliation with Charlie
"Hello?" Ellie asked, answering the phone with her free hand. She
was scrambling eggs with the other.
"Kirsten! Honey, how are you? I haven't heard from you in a few
days, I was getting worried."
"I'm fine Mom, really. I've got a place now, and I'm looking into a
teaching job, I'm okay."
She grinned across the room at Charlie who was installing his CD
player into Kirsten's entertainment center. "Nothing's wrong Mom. I'm
"You sound funny." Ellie paused. "You sound happy."
"I am happy, Mom."
"Why? Are you and Paul--"
"Oh, Mom, no. That's over."
"Shit!" Charlie gave himself an electric shock and sucked on his
"What was that?" Ellie demanded.
"Um, Charlie gave himself a little shock, it would appear. He's
hooking up my stereo."
"Kirsten," Ellie used her warning tone. "Are you--"
"If I am, then what?"
"Kirsten....you aren't even divorced yet. I just want you to take
some time for me."
"I think I've had enough time for me. And none of it really was for
me. This is."
"Makes me happy." Kirsten said, smiling at her boyfriend who was
still sucking on the finger. "Isn't that what matters the most?"
Ellie laughed. "I suppose your right. Damn."
"I really hate it when I'm wrong."
Kirsten laughed. "Talk to you tomorrow. Bye Mom."
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