He was interrupted when Farrah began to whimper and cry.
"Look, Yvonne. I just don't think this is going to work right now," Melvin said. "I'll call you later."
"Thank you for coming to my performance," Chase said to the crowd. "The Orchestra plays most evenings. Be sure to visit at the theater for a real treat!"
Eva smiled and waved at her Dad as he bowed. She wanted to go see him before he left, but her mother told her it was time to go. Eva hesitated a moment, wondering if she had enough time to go say goodnight to her Dad...
Yvonne scoffed. "Now is the time his fans go to see him. Not his daughter!"
"I bet he would've liked it if I'd gone to see him," Eva said stubbornly.
Yvonne just rolled her eyes. Kids! she thought with annoyance.
Chase ruffled her hair. "Thanks."
She chewed her lip a moment before timidly asking him, "Would it have been okay if I'd given you hug after your performance?" she asked. "Mother said I should let the other fans talk to you first."
That's why she loved her Dad so much! Eva thought as she threw herself into his waiting arms. He knew just what to say...