The two sat on the couch in his living room. His parents were on holiday for a week and he was home alone. He began to move down her dress strap. She stopped him, saying "I don't go that far on the first date." There was an awkward pause between them. "I'm a mutant!" she blurted out.
"What?" he responded.
"I'm a mutant, like in x-men. But I have a lot of powers, like teleportation and metamorphosis." she repiled. "I hope you don't hate me."
"Oh, Kate. That's only more the reason to love you." He said, putting his hand to her cheek. At this she smiled, kissed him goodbye, slipped him her phone number, and poofed to her white room.
"A few times in my life I've had moments of absolute clarity. When for a few brief seconds, the silence drowns out the noise and I can feel rather than think, and things seem so sharp and the world seems so fresh. I can never make these moments last. I cling to them, but like everything, they fade. I've lived my life on these moments. They pull me back to the present and I realize that everything is exactly the way it was meant to be."