″‘Any plans I might have?’ I repeated. If I’d had a different last name, if I’d had a dad who was a dentist and a mom who stayed home, he wouldn’t have acted like the future was something I might have thought about.”
″‘Ever had your life ruined by someone with the last name Hawthorne?’ Alisa continued.
I stared at her, then managed to answer more confidently this time. ‘No.’
Alisa smiled, but it didn’t quite reach her eyes. ‘Lucky you.‘”