"Who's taking you to the prom?" he said finally.
"No one's asked." No one I liked, at least.
"I asked you the day after Homecoming, remember?" He came to stand beside me. "Let's go together."
The idea should've made me laugh, but instead I wanted to cry at the memory of Homecoming. We thought we had all the time in the world together. Less than a week later, he was dead."