"Oh my God, it's you!" I exclaimed.
"Oh my God, it's me!" he replied laughing.
I quickly lifted up my sunglasses and his expression changed from confusion and amusement to a genuine look of surprise.
"You're back! You came back!"
He seemed flustered and excited. I felt immense joy at the sight of his agitation. I had hoped for a reaction and this was even more than I had imagined. Yet, things weren't exactly the same as they had been a month ago. I had read so many things online that now the voice of all those people echoed in my mind. I was filled with worry and apprehension.
This was the popular term for the warning signs of things that would go wrong. I could hear the voice that I imagined for these people. An angry woman with a stern voice:
Oh he's excited, huh? That's a red flag. This is part of his entrapment! He barely knows you! Why would he be so happy?
Shut up! Let me enjoy this!
"How long are you staying? When did you get here? How are you? Did you have a nice flight?" he bombarded me with questions.
"Two weeks and I arrived last night. The flight was fine. I'm good. I'm really good!" I grinned and as we stared at each other happily, inattentive to everyone and everything around us.
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