Jack slowly slid down the wall he was leaning on, ended up in a half sitting position, staring at his tail “I don’t know what you expect from me. I mean, I don’t know what to expect of me. Hell, I don’t know what to even think about anything right now.”
I walked over “Well, all I know is that we’re going through this together. We’ve been best friends for over a decade and we always helped each other through the rough spots. We’ll get through this, together”. I held out my hand.
Jack let go of his tail and looked up at me, then chuckled to himself as he reached up to accept my hand “Alright, let’s do this, but if you break out into song singing ‘True True Friend’, so help me god.”
I laughed “Nah, I would never do that, not really my style. ‘Find a Pet’ on the other hand...”
“Don’t you fucking dare” Jack was shaking his ruler at me.
“Relax, it will take more than a tail to get this guy to sing. Besides, we got shit to do.”
Jack shook his head and smirked. “Alright, well... “Dash” what’s the plan? ”
I looked over at Jack, his appearance may be a bit bizarre, and his eyes may have changed color, but behind the eyes burned the fire and courage that I recognized in Jack. He was done playing games, he was done avoiding the situation, this was all business now. It’s was time to get stuff done.
I put my hand on his shoulder “Well ‘AJ’, I have been thinking about this, it’s going to be a busy 24 hours. You see, tonight we prepare. We make lists and plot out a plan, for at dawn's first list we shall embark on an epic journey!”
Jack looked interested “Okay, okay, I like the sound of this. Plans, missions, doing something productive about this! Alright, where are we going?!”
I stood tall and raised a fist in the air “Tomorrow, we go.... to Wal-Mart!!”