Suddenly, her mother shrieked from downstairs. “Alison! Time to get up.”
Quickly, she ushered a rapidly-dressing Martin out via the bedroom window and the garage roof. Alison, meanwhile, showered, dressed and casually wandered downstairs.
Without looking up from his newspaper, her father said, “Will we meet Martin some time?”
“Not yet,” Alison said. “I’m not ready for that level of commitment.”