The seconds dwindled by.
Everything was on the table while Thomas and Angel were around. Thomas was the happiest he had ever been in his entire life. Finally, he felt that someone had realized the magnitude of his feelings. It was clear that everyone at the pub had already left, but they were utterly unaware of it.
All of his negative feelings and memories from the past had faded away. An unexpected thrill rushed over Angel during the course of Thomas’ gaze. Surprised by her query, Thomas had no idea what to expect from her response.