I waited for five minutes and then exited the bathroom. The hallways were empty, and I walked back into the conference room with a small smile on my face and a new pep in my step. I was disappointed when I sat down and Brandon wasn’t there, but sat back and fluffed my hair, waiting for him to come back.
“Excuse me, everyone,” the bitchy redhead from the table downstairs said as she walked back into the room. “You guys have an extended break for five more minutes. Mr. Hastings received an urgent call from his fiancée that he had to take. He’ll be back soon.” And then she walked out of the room casually, as if her news hadn’t just broken my heart again.