A VIGNETTE FROM 'YVETTE' IN THE LIES WE LIVE
Both women sat in stunned silence for a moment, letting the words form meaning and the meaning sink in. Steph seemed to recover first. “Well, shit,” she said, “she really doesn’t know?”
“For as scary as she can get, neither my mom nor I want to be the one to tell her,” Yvette mumbled, looking more than a little cowed.
Steph stared at her, noting the change in tone. Her nana must be one hell of a scary lady. “How’s your mom with this news? Or you, for that matter?”