“I don’t know, that’s the thing…she usually tells me everything and talks a lot but last night she was…well, she sounded like she didn’t want to talk and just ended the conversation very quickly which is unlike her.” the engineer bit his lip “And I know there is only two possible reasons to this…”
Well, shit. Now he’s got her on the hook. Maria’s face neutralizes, mouth pursing slightly while she analyzes what he’s just told her.
“And you didn’t call back? Don’t moms usually beg their kids to call them? I’m not about to pry, Fitz, but if you need time off to take care of this–”