Notes: For primeval100: challenge 259: No pain, no gain.
“Can we stop?”
Becker and Matt turned to Jess.
“You said you wanted to come with us.”
Jess sighed. “But I’m tired.”
She had asked to go running with them, her job involving so much sitting down that she wanted to start exercising more. Now, however, she was regretting it.
“Just a little bit further,” Becker cajoled, but Matt reached into his pocket, taking out a bar of Dairymilk.
“I didn’t want to resort to this but, reach five miles and you can have the chocolate. Deal?”
Reluctantly, Jess jogged to catch them up.
Matt smiled. “I know.”