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Controller – Chapter 25 : by Jon Keys:
Eli wasn’t joking. I was on the shit list with him. The drive to his parents house had been quiet. Not really tense, just quiet. I decided I was in enough trouble, I wasn’t going to push the issue. Besides, I had to worry about meeting Eli’s mother. And I knew how important she was to him. We pulled into the driveway and sat for a moment before Eli turned to me.
“Well, this is it. You ready to meet my mom?”
I nodded agreement, but the voice sounded more like the squeak of someone going through puberty. “Okay, cool.”