Katie excused herself to the restroom almost immediately and Buck followed her. Randy was setting at the table quietly.
“I’m sorry, did I say something wrong?” Billy asked, upset that he had offended Katie somehow.
“No, you didn’t, son,” Randy said as reassuring as he could. “Can you tell me anything else about your dad? I know he never inquired about you and you haven’t even heard a word about him until recently.”
It was all starting to make sense to him now. Randy was a master at figuring out puzzles. From the little bit Billy went on to tell him, he knew exactly why he hasn’t heard from his dad and why his mom kept it a secret from him.
Buck met Katie as she was coming out of the bathroom. Her cheeks were flushed pink and he could tell that she had started to cry. She knew that he knew as soon as her eyes met his.
“How is this possible,” Katie asked holding her hands up in frustration. “Tate, has a son and it just so happens that our daughter met him at school!”
Buck gave her a big, warm hug. All he could think in his head is that it was going to be a long night.
“We have to tell Daisy, Katie. She knows everything else. She is going to ask us what the deal is, you know she is. The normal, “nothing, it’s fine,” isn’t going to work in this scenario.” Buck said.
Katie rubbed her forehead as she felt a headache coming on. This is too much for her mind to deal with.
“What are the chances that this would even happen? When did this happen? He had to have met this girl sometime before everything happened with me. He was watching me for awhile, Buck. He must’ve met her in that time frame somehow. Then, when she rejected him, that must’ve been when he came after me. I couldn’...