Date: 25.06.01 BC
Location: Nazareth General Hospital
It was the same argument.
They’ve had it for weeks.
It’s almost sweet, he’s not suggesting that she’s slept with someone else.
Besides he doesn’t want to think she’d betray him like that. He doesn’t believe she’s pregnant. He doesn’t want to believe the lies she’s telling.
It was his idea to have the scan early, he wanted to see how far she would carry this crazy story on. Why doesn’t she just say that if she doesn’t want to marry him?
But as he looked at the scan screen waiting for the answers, waiting to be proved right, Joe swallowed, and turned to his wife to be. Mary looked at his face, and knew Josephs world had changed forever.