She pulled her hands away. "I'm sorry, Jared, but it's just not going to work out."
Then Tanya came over to us. She had a foul expression on her face. "Who said you two could stop drinking?" she asked.
"Listen, Tanya, I'm not feeling well. I have to go home," said Andrea.
"Okay," said Tanya. As soon as Andrea was out of earshot she added "Don't let the door hit you on your way out." Then she turned to me. "Now where were we? Oh yeah, tequila shots!" She grabbed me by the arm and pulled me back to the table and poured me another shot. A bunch of other kids were standing around the table drinking tequila shots too.
I was so sad about what Andrea had said to me! I figured I might as well go with the flow and drown my sorrows. I let Tanya pour me some more shots. I couldn't tell how many.
After a number of them, I felt like I wanted to go sit down, so I went over and sat down on the couch. Tanya was right there following me.
"Had enough?" she asked.
"I think so," I said. "I think I just need to rest. I'm not used to all this drinking."
"Here, have some water," she said getting me a glass of water. I took it and drank it.
"Some people are watching TV downstairs. That would be a good place for you to rest. Let's go."
She took me by the hand and led me downstairs to the basement. It was dark except for the glow of the TV. They were watching some sort of Star Trek thing or something like that. I saw Kim sitting on the couch with a stoner guy from our school that I didn't know very well, and there was another guy sitting on the floor.
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