Xander hurried towards the door. He hadn't meant to be out this late. Nobody stayed out after dark anymore. His hand was on the doorknob when a sound behind him made his heart race with fear.
"Oh Willow it's you!" Relief flooded through him at the sight of Willow's face. "Are you okay? You haven't been in school since Monday."
Willow tilted her head and smiled at him. "I'm perfect. And you will be too." She reached out and took his hand, lacing her fingers through his. "After all, what kind of friend would I be, if I didn't share?"