158. The Unused Sofa (2)
He asked them if they would feel more comfortable on the sofa. They said they were just fine where they were. He went back into the kitchen. He helped his wife with the food. They brought the food out to the dining table. They sat down with the Carters. Mr. Wilson poured wine into their glasses. They all said "Cheers!" They drank wine, ate dinner, and talked. They had mango slices and vanilla ice cream for dessert. The Carters left. The Wilsons cleared the table and washed the dishes. "I'm so tired," said Mrs. Wilson. She wanted to sit down and watch some TV. They walked over to the sofa. "Oh, you forgot to take the towels off the sofa," she said. "What's this? Tell me they didn't see this." She pointed at a white stain on one of the dark blue towels. "Oh, now I understand," he said.
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