Meant to be
Note: My answer to the Drabble challenge on the
sinbad/bryn list. It can go with my other story 'About
"I'm a little worried about Bryn, Firouz."
"I admit, she isn't acting like herself. She went in
her cabin as soon as we got on the ship. She usually
stays with us on deck for awhile."
"This is one of those times when I wish I could shake
my brother hard!"
Ignoring Firouz, "Poor girl, she looked so
Frowning, "But why this time?"
"Firouz, you are so clueless sometimes! Imagine that
Velda just kissed you and the next moment, she was
kissing someone else!"
Nodding, "But Velda's too nice to do that."
Sighing, "That's not the point."
"Maybe Sinbad doesn't know Bryn cares about him in
"Yeah. Sinbad can be a tad slow when it comes to the
matters of the heart."
A silence. "Doubar, do you think he cares about her
in that way?"
Shrug, "Probably, but he's scared to be engaged into a
relationship. Even so, I hope he realizes that he hurt
Bryn. He wouldn't want to."
"Maybe it's because they're not meant to be."
"Or maybe it's because they are."
Written: September 20, 2001