“You seem distracted, Miranda,” Dr. Smith announces from the other side of his legal pad.
Clarke jostles closer to the front of her mind. He wants to punish Dr. Smith. He wants to leave. Miranda shakes her head.
“I’m just tired,” she says.“I didn’t get much sleep.”
Dr. Smith nods and stifles a yawn. “Yes, the night staff told me what happened. Very unfortunate. And Jeremy had been doing so well up until this point.”
“Had he?” Miranda asks, trying to sound bored. “This was unexpected, then?”
“Yes and no. But relapse is quite common. Such a tragic illness.”